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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.

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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