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Control.Height Property

Gets or sets the height of the control.

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

'Declaration
<BrowsableAttribute(False)> _
Public Property Height As Integer
'Usage
Dim instance As Control 
Dim value As Integer 

value = instance.Height

instance.Height = value

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The height of the control in pixels.

Changes made to the Height and Top property values cause the Bottom property value of the control to change.

NoteNote:

The minimum height for the derived control Splitter is one pixel. The default height for the Splitter control is three pixels. Setting the height of the Splitter control to a value less than one will reset the property value to the default height.

The following code example creates three Button controls on a form and sets their size and location by using the various size-related and location-related properties. This example requires that you have a Form that has a width and height of at least 300 pixels.

' Create three buttons and place them on a form using  
' several size and location related properties.  
Private Sub AddOKCancelButtons()
   ' Set the button size and location using  
      ' the Size and Location properties.  
   Dim buttonOK As New Button()
   buttonOK.Location = New Point(136, 248)
   buttonOK.Size = New Size(75, 25)
   ' Set the Text property and make the  
   ' button the form's default button. 
   buttonOK.Text = "&OK" 
   Me.AcceptButton = buttonOK

   ' Set the button size and location using the Top,  
   ' Left, Width, and Height properties.  
   Dim buttonCancel As New Button()
   buttonCancel.Top = buttonOK.Top
   buttonCancel.Left = buttonOK.Right + 5
   buttonCancel.Width = buttonOK.Width
   buttonCancel.Height = buttonOK.Height
   ' Set the Text property and make the  
   ' button the form's cancel button. 
   buttonCancel.Text = "&Cancel" 
   Me.CancelButton = buttonCancel

   ' Set the button size and location using  
   ' the Bounds property.  
   Dim buttonHelp As New Button()
   buttonHelp.Bounds = New Rectangle(10, 10, 75, 25)
   ' Set the Text property of the button.
   buttonHelp.Text = "&Help" 

   ' Add the buttons to the form. 
   Me.Controls.AddRange(New Control() {buttonOK, buttonCancel, buttonHelp})
End Sub

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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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