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ComponentTray.GetLocation Method

Gets the location of the specified component, relative to the upper-left corner of the component tray.

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

public Point GetLocation(
	IComponent receiver


Type: System.ComponentModel.IComponent

The IComponent to retrieve the location of.

Return Value

Type: System.Drawing.Point
A Point indicating the coordinates of the specified component, or an empty Point if the specified component could not be found in the component tray. An empty Point has an IsEmpty property equal to true and typically has X and Y properties that are each equal to zero.

GetLocation is an accessor method for the location extender property that is added to each component in the component tray.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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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