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Control.GetChildAtPoint Method (Point)

Retrieves the child control that is located at the specified coordinates.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)
public Control GetChildAtPoint(
	Point pt
)

Parameters

pt
Type: System.Drawing.Point
A Point that contains the coordinates where you want to look for a control. Coordinates are expressed relative to the upper-left corner of the control's client area.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.Control
A Control that represents the control that is located at the specified point.

If there is no child control at the specified point, the GetChildAtPoint method returns null.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
  • UIPermission 

    for all windows to call this method if the control returned is not a child of the control. Associated enumeration: AllWindows value of UIPermissionWindow.

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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