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Control.BringToFront Method

Brings the control to the front of the z-order.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in system.windows.forms.dll)

public:
void BringToFront ()
public void BringToFront ()
public function BringToFront ()
Not applicable.

The control is moved to the front of the z-order. If the control is a child of another control, the child control is moved to the front of the z-order. BringToFront does not make a control a top-level control, and it does not raise the Paint event.

The following code example ensures that a Label is visible by calling its BringToFront method. This example requires that you have a Form with a Panel named panel1, and a Label named label1.

private:
   void MakeLabelVisible()
   {
      
      /* If the panel contains label1, bring it
         * to the front to make sure it is visible. */
      if ( panel1->Contains( label1 ) )
      {
         label1->BringToFront();
      }
   }

private void MakeLabelVisible()
{
    /* If the panel contains label1, bring it 
       to the front to make sure it is visible. 
     */
    if (panel1.Contains(label1)) {
        label1.BringToFront();
    }
} //MakeLabelVisible

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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