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DrawItemState Enumeration

Specifies the state of an item that is being drawn.

This enumeration has a FlagsAttribute attribute that allows a bitwise combination of its member values.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in system.windows.forms.dll)

[FlagsAttribute] 
public enum DrawItemState
/** @attribute FlagsAttribute() */ 
public enum DrawItemState
FlagsAttribute 
public enum DrawItemState
 Member nameDescription
CheckedThe item is checked. Only menu controls use this value. 
ComboBoxEditThe item is the editing portion of a ComboBox
DefaultThe item is in its default visual state. 
DisabledThe item is unavailable. 
FocusThe item has focus. 
GrayedThe item is grayed. Only menu controls use this value. 
HotLightThe item is being hot-tracked, that is, the item is highlighted as the mouse pointer passes over it. 
InactiveThe item is inactive. 
NoAcceleratorThe item displays without a keyboard accelerator. 
NoFocusRectThe item displays without the visual cue that indicates it has focus. 
NoneThe item currently has no state. 
SelectedThe item is selected. 

This enumeration is used by members such as DrawItemEventArgs.State.

public class Form1 : System.Windows.Forms.Form
{
   private System.Windows.Forms.ListBox listBox1;
   private System.ComponentModel.Container components = null;


   protected override void Dispose(bool disposing)
   {
      if( disposing )
      {
         if ( components != null ) 
            components.Dispose();

         if ( foreColorBrush != null )
            foreColorBrush.Dispose();
      }
      base.Dispose(disposing);
   }

     #region Windows Form Designer generated code
   /// <summary>
   /// Required method for Designer support - do not modify
   /// the contents of this method with the code editor.
   /// </summary>
   private void InitializeComponent()
   {
      this.listBox1 = new System.Windows.Forms.ListBox();
      this.SuspendLayout();
      // 
      // listBox1
      // 
      this.listBox1.DrawMode = System.Windows.Forms.DrawMode.OwnerDrawVariable;
      this.listBox1.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(16, 48);
      this.listBox1.Name = "listBox1";
      this.listBox1.SelectionMode = System.Windows.Forms.SelectionMode.MultiExtended;
      this.listBox1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(256, 134);
      this.listBox1.TabIndex = 0;
      this.listBox1.MeasureItem += new System.Windows.Forms.MeasureItemEventHandler(this.listBox1_MeasureItem);
      this.listBox1.DrawItem += new System.Windows.Forms.DrawItemEventHandler(this.listBox1_DrawItem);
      // 
      // Form1
      // 
      this.ClientSize = new System.Drawing.Size(292, 273);
      this.Controls.AddRange(new System.Windows.Forms.Control[] {
                                                                   this.listBox1});
      this.Name = "Form1";
      this.Text = "Form1";
      this.ResumeLayout(false);

   }
     #endregion

   [STAThread]
   static void Main() 
   {
      Application.Run(new Form1());
   }

   private void listBox1_MeasureItem(object sender, System.Windows.Forms.MeasureItemEventArgs e)
   {
      Font font = ((ListBoxFontItem)listBox1.Items[e.Index]).Font;
      SizeF stringSize = e.Graphics.MeasureString(font.Name, font);

      // Set the height and width of the item
      e.ItemHeight = (int)stringSize.Height;
      e.ItemWidth = (int)stringSize.Width;
   }

   // For efficiency, cache the brush to use for drawing.
   private SolidBrush foreColorBrush;

   private void listBox1_DrawItem(object sender, System.Windows.Forms.DrawItemEventArgs e)
   {
      Brush brush;

      // Create the brush using the ForeColor specified by the DrawItemEventArgs
      if ( foreColorBrush == null )
         foreColorBrush = new SolidBrush(e.ForeColor);
      else if ( foreColorBrush.Color != e.ForeColor )
      {
         // The control's ForeColor has changed, so dispose of the cached brush and
         // create a new one.
         foreColorBrush.Dispose();
         foreColorBrush = new SolidBrush(e.ForeColor);
      }

      // Select the appropriate brush depending on if the item is selected.
      // Since State can be a combinateion (bit-flag) of enum values, you can't use
      // "==" to compare them.
      if ( (e.State & DrawItemState.Selected) == DrawItemState.Selected )
         brush = SystemBrushes.HighlightText;
      else
         brush = foreColorBrush;

      // Perform the painting.
      Font font = ((ListBoxFontItem)listBox1.Items[e.Index]).Font;
      e.DrawBackground();
      e.Graphics.DrawString(font.Name, font, brush, e.Bounds);
      e.DrawFocusRectangle();
   }

   /// <summary>
   ///  A wrapper class for use with storing Fonts in a ListBox.  Since ListBox uses the
   ///  ToString() of its items for the text it displays, this class is needed to return
   ///  the name of the font, rather than its ToString() value.
   /// </summary>
   public class ListBoxFontItem 
   {
      public Font Font;

      public ListBoxFontItem(Font f) 
      {
         Font = f;
      }

      public override string ToString() 
      {
         return Font.Name;
      }
   }
}

public class Form1 extends System.Windows.Forms.Form
{
    private System.Windows.Forms.ListBox listBox1;
    private System.ComponentModel.Container components = null;

    protected void Dispose(boolean disposing)
    {
        if (disposing) {
            if (components != null) {
                components.Dispose();
            }

            if (foreColorBrush != null) {
                foreColorBrush.Dispose();
            }
        }
        super.Dispose(disposing);
    } //Dispose
      
    #region Windows Form Designer generated code
    /// <summary>
    /// Required method for Designer support - do not modify
    /// the contents of this method with the code editor.
    /// </summary>
    private void InitializeComponent()
    {
        this.listBox1 = new System.Windows.Forms.ListBox();
        this.SuspendLayout();
        // 
        // listBox1
        // 
        this.listBox1.set_DrawMode(
            System.Windows.Forms.DrawMode.OwnerDrawVariable);
        this.listBox1.set_Location(new System.Drawing.Point(16, 48));
        this.listBox1.set_Name("listBox1");
        this.listBox1.set_SelectionMode(
            System.Windows.Forms.SelectionMode.MultiExtended);
        this.listBox1.set_Size(new System.Drawing.Size(256, 134));
        this.listBox1.set_TabIndex(0);
        this.listBox1.add_MeasureItem(
            new System.Windows.Forms.MeasureItemEventHandler(
            this.listBox1_MeasureItem));
        this.listBox1.add_DrawItem(
            new System.Windows.Forms.DrawItemEventHandler(
            this.listBox1_DrawItem));
        // 
        // Form1
        // 
        this.set_ClientSize(new System.Drawing.Size(292, 273));
        this.get_Controls().AddRange(new System.Windows.Forms.Control[] 
            { this.listBox1 });
        this.set_Name("Form1");
        this.set_Text("Form1");
        this.ResumeLayout(false);
    } //InitializeComponent
    #endregion
      
    /** @attribute STAThread()
     */
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        Application.Run(new Form1());
    } //main

    private void listBox1_MeasureItem(Object sender, 
        System.Windows.Forms.MeasureItemEventArgs e)
    {
        Font font = ((ListBoxFontItem)listBox1.get_Items().
             get_Item(e.get_Index())).font;
        SizeF stringSize = 
            e.get_Graphics().MeasureString(font.get_Name(), font);

        // Set the height and width of the item
        e.set_ItemHeight((int)stringSize.get_Height());
        e.set_ItemWidth((int)stringSize.get_Width());
    } //listBox1_MeasureItem

    // For efficiency, cache the brush to use for drawing.
    private SolidBrush foreColorBrush;

    private void listBox1_DrawItem(Object sender, 
        System.Windows.Forms.DrawItemEventArgs e)
    {
        Brush brush;

        // Create the brush using the ForeColor specified by the 
        // DrawItemEventArgs
        if (foreColorBrush == null) {
            foreColorBrush = new SolidBrush(e.get_ForeColor());
        }
        else {
            if (!foreColorBrush.get_Color().Equals(e.get_ForeColor())) {
                // The control's ForeColor has changed, 
                // so dispose of the cached brush and
                // create a new one.
                foreColorBrush.Dispose();
                foreColorBrush = new SolidBrush(e.get_ForeColor());
            }
        }
        // Select the appropriate brush depending on if the item is selected.
        // Since State can be a combinateion (bit-flag) of enum values,
        // you can't use "==" to compare them.
        if ((e.get_State() & DrawItemState.Selected).
            Equals(DrawItemState.Selected)) {
            brush = SystemBrushes.get_HighlightText();
        }
        else {
            brush = foreColorBrush;
        }

        // Perform the painting.
        Font font = ((ListBoxFontItem)listBox1.get_Items().
            get_Item(e.get_Index())).font;
        e.DrawBackground();
        e.get_Graphics().DrawString(font.get_Name(), font, brush, 
            new PointF((float)e.get_Bounds().get_X(), 
            (float)e.get_Bounds().get_Y()));
        e.DrawFocusRectangle();
    } //listBox1_DrawItem

    /// <summary>
    ///  A wrapper class for use with storing Fonts in a ListBox.  
    ///  Since ListBox uses the ToString() of its items 
    ///  for the text it displays, this class is needed to return
    ///  the name of the font, rather than its ToString() value.
    /// </summary>
    public class ListBoxFontItem
    {
        public Font font;

        public ListBoxFontItem(Font f)
        {
            set_Font(f);
        } //ListBoxFontItem

        public String ToString()
        {
            return get_Font().get_Name();
        } //ToString
    } //ListBoxFontItem
} //Form1

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
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