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Control.Padding Property

Gets or sets padding within the control.

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

[LocalizableAttribute(true)] 
public Padding Padding { get; set; }
/** @property */
public Padding get_Padding ()

/** @property */
public void set_Padding (Padding value)

public function get Padding () : Padding

public function set Padding (value : Padding)

Not applicable.

Property Value

A Padding representing the control's internal spacing characteristics.

For containers such as GroupBox and TabControl, the Padding property gets or sets their respective DisplayRectangle properties. The ScrollableControl.DockPadding property is equal to its Control.Padding property.

Controls receive default values for Padding that are reasonably close to Windows user interface guidelines. Some adjustments might still be necessary for particular applications.

All controls that implement GetPreferredSize are enlarged by the amount in Padding when AutoSize is true.

The following controls do not use Padding:

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

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