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ScrollableControl Class

Defines a base class for controls that support auto-scrolling behavior.

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

[ComVisibleAttribute(true)]
[ClassInterfaceAttribute(ClassInterfaceType.AutoDispatch)]
public class ScrollableControl : Control, 
	IComponent, IDisposable

You do not typically use the ScrollableControl class directly. The ContainerControl and Panel classes inherit from this class.

The ScrollableControl class acts as a base class for controls that require the ability to scroll. To enable a control to display scroll bars as needed, set the AutoScroll property to true and set the AutoScrollMinSize property to the desired size. When the control is sized smaller than the specified minimum size, or a child control is located outside the bounds of the control, the appropriate scroll bars are displayed.

To manually override which scroll bars are visible, set the VScroll and HScroll properties. If either property is set to false, the corresponding scroll bar is not visible, even if the AutoScroll property is set to true.

You can handle the Scroll event to know when the user or code scrolls the client area.

When adding controls programmatically to a form, use the AutoScrollPosition property to position the control either inside or outside of the current viewable scroll area.

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

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, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

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