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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)

'Declaration
Public Function GetChildAtPoint ( _
	pt As Point _
) As Control
'Usage
Dim instance As Control 
Dim pt As Point 
Dim returnValue As Control 

returnValue = instance.GetChildAtPoint(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 Nothing.

  • 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, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

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

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