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CaptionButton Enumeration

Specifies the type of caption button to display.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public enum CaptionButton

Member nameDescription
CloseA Close button.
HelpA Help button.
MaximizeA Maximize button.
MinimizeA Minimize button.
RestoreA Restore button.

This enumeration is used by ControlPaint.DrawCaptionButton.

Caption buttons are the system buttons usually found on the rightmost side of a form's title bar.

The following code example demonstrates the use the ControlPaint.DrawCaptionButton method and the CaptionButton enumeration. To run this example paste the following code in a form containing a Button named Button1. The form should import the System.Windows.Forms and System.Drawing namespaces. Ensure the button's Paint event is associated with the event-handling method in this example.


	// Handle the Button1 object's Paint Event to create a CaptionButton.
	private void Button1_Paint(object sender, PaintEventArgs e)
	{

		// Draw a CaptionButton control using the ClientRectangle 
		// property of Button1. Make the button a Help button 
		// with a normal state.
		ControlPaint.DrawCaptionButton(e.Graphics, Button1.ClientRectangle,
			CaptionButton.Help, ButtonState.Normal);
	}



the use the ControlPaint.DrawCaptionButton method. To run this example paste the following code in a form containing a Button named Button1.
  The form should import the System.Windows.Forms and System.Drawing namespaces.


.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

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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