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MeasureItemEventArgs Class

Provides data for the MeasureItem event of the ListBox, ComboBox, CheckedListBox, and MenuItem controls.

System.Object
  System.EventArgs
    System.Windows.Forms.MeasureItemEventArgs

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

type MeasureItemEventArgs =  
    class 
        inherit EventArgs 
    end

The MeasureItemEventArgs type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodMeasureItemEventArgs(Graphics, Int32)Initializes a new instance of the MeasureItemEventArgs class.
Public methodMeasureItemEventArgs(Graphics, Int32, Int32)Initializes a new instance of the MeasureItemEventArgs class providing a parameter for the item height.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyGraphicsGets the Graphics object to measure against.
Public propertyIndexGets the index of the item for which the height and width is needed.
Public propertyItemHeightGets or sets the height of the item specified by the Index.
Public propertyItemWidthGets or sets the width of the item specified by the Index.
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  NameDescription
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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This event is sent when the OwnerDraw property of ListBox, ComboBox, CheckedListBox, or MenuItem is set to true. It is used to tell the drawing function how to size an item.

For information about the event model, see Handling and Raising Events.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the Graphics property to perform custom drawing of the items in a ListBox.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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