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Screen.GetBounds Method (Control)

Retrieves the bounds of the display that contains the largest portion of the specified control.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)
public static Rectangle GetBounds(
	Control ctl


Type: System.Windows.Forms.Control

The Control for which to retrieve the display bounds.

Return Value

Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle
A Rectangle that specifies the bounds of the display that contains the specified control. In multiple display environments where no display contains the specified control, the display closest to the control is returned.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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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