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Control.Select Method ()

Activates the control.

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

public:
void Select ()
public void Select ()
public function Select ()
Not applicable.

The Select method activates the control if the control's Selectable style bit is set to true in ControlStyles, it is contained in another control, and all its parent controls are both visible and enabled.

The Windows Forms controls in the following list are not selectable. Controls derived from controls in the list will also not be selectable.

The following code example selects the specified Control, if it is selectable.

public:
   void ControlSelect( Control^ control )
   {
      
      // Select the control, if it can be selected.
      if ( control->CanSelect )
      {
         control->Select(  );
      }
   }

public void ControlSelect(Control control)
{
    // Select the control, if it can be selected.
    if (control.get_CanSelect()) {
        control.Select();
    }
} //ControlSelect

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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