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Control::SetStyle Method

Sets a specified ControlStyles flag to either true or false.

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

protected:
void SetStyle(
	ControlStyles flag, 
	bool value
)

Parameters

flag
Type: System.Windows.Forms::ControlStyles

The ControlStyles bit to set.

value
Type: System::Boolean

true to apply the specified style to the control; otherwise, false.

Control style bit flags are used to categorize supported behavior. A control can enable a style by calling the SetStyle method and passing in the appropriate ControlStyles bit (or bits) and the Boolean value to set the bit(s) to. To determine the value assigned to a specified ControlStyles bit, use the GetStyle method and pass in the ControlStyles member to evaluate.

Caution noteCaution:

Setting the control style bits can substantially change the behavior of the control. Review the ControlStyles enumeration documentation to understand the effects of changing the control style bits before calling the SetStyle method.

The following code example enables double-buffering on a Form and updates the styles to reflect the changes.

public:
   void EnableDoubleBuffering()
   {
      // Set the value of the double-buffering style bits to true. 
      this->SetStyle( static_cast<ControlStyles>(ControlStyles::DoubleBuffer | ControlStyles::UserPaint | ControlStyles::AllPaintingInWmPaint), true );
      this->UpdateStyles();
   }

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

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

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