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Control.SetClientSizeCore Method

Sets the size of the client area of the control.

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

protected virtual void SetClientSizeCore(
	int x,
	int y
)

Parameters

x
Type: System.Int32
The client area width, in pixels.
y
Type: System.Int32
The client area height, in pixels.

The client area starts at the (0, 0) location and extends to the (x, y) location.

Typically, you should not set the ClientSize of the control.

Notes to Inheritors

When overriding SetClientSizeCore in a derived class, be sure to call the base class's SetClientSizeCore method so that the ClientSize property is adjusted.

For more information about drawing on controls, see Rendering a Windows Forms Control.

The following code example overrides the SetClientSizeCore method to ensure that the control remains square. This example requires that you have a class that is either directly or indirectly derived from the Control class.


protected override void SetClientSizeCore(int x, int y)
{
   // Keep the client size square.
   if(x > y)
   {
      base.SetClientSizeCore(x, x);
   }
   else
   {
      base.SetClientSizeCore(y, y);
   }
}


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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