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ScrollBars Enumeration

Specifies the visibility and position of scroll bars in a Panel control.

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

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

[FlagsAttribute]
public enum ScrollBars

Member nameDescription
AutoDisplays, horizontal, vertical, or both scroll bars as necessary. Otherwise, no scroll bars are shown.
BothDisplays both a horizontal and a vertical scroll bar.
HorizontalDisplays only a horizontal scroll bar.
NoneDisplays no scroll bars.
VerticalDisplays only a vertical scroll bar.

The ScrollBars enumeration represents the visibility and position of the scroll bars in a Panel control. The ScrollBars property uses these enumeration values to specify the type of scroll bars to display in a Panel control. The default value for the ScrollBars property is None, indicating that no scroll bars are shown.

If you specify Auto for the ScrollBars property, scroll bars are automatically shown when the size of the content in a Panel control exceeds the size of the Panel control. For example, if a Panel control contains a table, and the panel is not wide enough to display all the rows in the table, a vertical scroll bar is shown. If the size of the table exceeds the height and width of the panel, both vertical and horizontal scroll bars are shown.

The following code example demonstrates how to declaratively set the ScrollBars property to Auto. The panel contains a table, the entire contents of which exceed the size of the panel. This causes both vertical and horizontal scroll bars to be automatically displayed when the panel is rendered. The user can then scroll to view all the data in the table.

<%@ Page Language="C#" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" 
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<script runat="server">
    private void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        // Add more rows and columns to the table than can
        // be displayed in the panel area.
        // Scroll bars will be required to view all the data.

        // Add rows and columns to the table.
        for (int rowNum = 0; rowNum < 51; rowNum++)
        {
            TableRow tempRow = new TableRow();
            for (int cellNum = 0; cellNum < 11; cellNum++)
            {
                TableCell tempCell = new TableCell();
                tempCell.Text = 
                    String.Format("({0}, {1})", rowNum, cellNum);
                tempRow.Cells.Add(tempCell);
            }
            Table1.Rows.Add(tempRow);
        }
    }
</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head id="Head2" runat="server">
    <title>Panel Scrollbars - C# Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <div>

    <h3>Panel.ScrollBars Property Example</h3>        

    <asp:Panel ID="Panel1" runat="Server"
      Height="300px" Width="400px"
      BackColor="Aqua" ScrollBars="Auto">

      <asp:Table ID="Table1" runat="Server"></asp:Table>  

    </asp:Panel>         

    </div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>

The following code example demonstrates the ScrollBars enumeration values. A ListBox control is populated with the ScrollBars enumeration values. The scroll bars displayed in the panel change, based on the value the user selects from the list box.

<%@ Page Language="C#" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" 
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<script runat="server">
    private void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        // Add more rows and columns to the table than can
        // be displayed in the panel area.
        // Scroll bars will be required to view all the data.

        // Add rows and columns to the table.
        for (int rowNum = 0; rowNum < 51; rowNum++)
        {
            TableRow tempRow = new TableRow();
            for (int cellNum = 0; cellNum < 11; cellNum++)
            {
                TableCell tempCell = new TableCell();
                tempCell.Text = 
                    String.Format("({0}, {1})", rowNum, cellNum);
                tempRow.Cells.Add(tempCell);
            }
            Table1.Rows.Add(tempRow);
        }
    }

    private void ListBox1_SelectedIndexChanged(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        // Determine which list item was clicked.
        // Display the selected scroll bars in the panel.
        switch (ListBox1.SelectedIndex)
        {
            case 0:
                Panel1.ScrollBars = ScrollBars.None;
                break;
            case 1:
                Panel1.ScrollBars = ScrollBars.Horizontal;
                break;
            case 2:
                Panel1.ScrollBars = ScrollBars.Vertical;
                break;
            case 3:
                Panel1.ScrollBars = ScrollBars.Both;
                break;
            case 4:
                Panel1.ScrollBars = ScrollBars.Auto;
                break;
            default:
                throw new Exception("Select a valid list item.");
        }
    }
</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head id="Head2" runat="server">
    <title></title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <div>

    <h3>Panel.ScrollBars Property Example</h3>

    <h4>Select the scrollbars to display in the panel.</h4>
    <asp:ListBox ID="ListBox1" runat="Server"
      Rows="5" AutoPostBack="True"
      SelectionMode="Single"
      OnSelectedIndexChanged="ListBox1_SelectedIndexChanged">
      <asp:ListItem>None</asp:ListItem>
      <asp:ListItem>Horizontal</asp:ListItem> 
      <asp:ListItem>Vertical</asp:ListItem>
      <asp:ListItem>Both</asp:ListItem> 
      <asp:ListItem>Auto</asp:ListItem>              
    </asp:ListBox>

    <hr />              

    <asp:Panel ID="Panel1" runat="Server"
      Height="300px" Width="400px" BackColor="Aqua">
      <asp:Table ID="Table1" runat="Server" />
    </asp:Panel>           

    </div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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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