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Control.ControlCollection.SetChildIndex Method

Sets the index of the specified child control in the collection to the specified index value.

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

public virtual void SetChildIndex(
	Control child,
	int newIndex
)

Parameters

child
Type: System.Windows.Forms.Control

The child Control to search for.

newIndex
Type: System.Int32

The new index value of the control.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The child control is not in the Control.ControlCollection.

When SetChildIndex is called, the Control referred to by the child parameter is moved to the position specified by newIndex and the other Control references in the Control.ControlCollection are reordered to accommodate the move. The control with an index value of zero is at the top of the z-order, and higher numbers are closer to the bottom.

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, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

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