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TrackBarRenderer.DrawHorizontalTrack Method

Draws the track for a horizontal track bar with visual styles.

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

public static void DrawHorizontalTrack(
	Graphics g,
	Rectangle bounds
)

Parameters

g
Type: System.Drawing.Graphics
The Graphics used to draw the track.
bounds
Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle
The Rectangle that specifies the bounds of the track.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

The operating system does not support visual styles.

-or-

Visual styles are disabled by the user in the operating system.

-or-

Visual styles are not applied to the client area of application windows.

Before calling this method, you should verify that the value of the IsSupported property is true.

The following code example uses the DrawHorizontalTrack method in a custom control's OnPaint method to draw a track bar. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the TrackBarRenderer class.


// Draw the track bar.
protected override void OnPaint(PaintEventArgs e)
{
    if (!TrackBarRenderer.IsSupported)
    {
        this.Parent.Text = "CustomTrackBar Disabled";
        return;
    }

    this.Parent.Text = "CustomTrackBar Enabled";
    TrackBarRenderer.DrawHorizontalTrack(e.Graphics,
        trackRectangle);
    TrackBarRenderer.DrawTopPointingThumb(e.Graphics,
        thumbRectangle, thumbState);
    TrackBarRenderer.DrawHorizontalTicks(e.Graphics,
        ticksRectangle, numberTicks, EdgeStyle.Raised);
}

// Determine whether the user has clicked the track bar thumb.
protected override void OnMouseDown(MouseEventArgs e)
{
    if (!TrackBarRenderer.IsSupported)
        return;

    if (this.thumbRectangle.Contains(e.Location))
    {
        thumbClicked = true;
        thumbState = TrackBarThumbState.Pressed;
    }

    this.Invalidate();
}


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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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