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VisualStyleRenderer.GetFilename Method

Returns the value of the specified file name property for the current visual style element.

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

public string GetFilename(
	FilenameProperty prop


Type: System.Windows.Forms.VisualStyles.FilenameProperty

One of the FilenameProperty values that specifies which property value to retrieve for the current visual style element.

Return Value

Type: System.String
A String that contains the value of the property specified by the prop parameter for the current visual style element.


prop is not one of the FilenameProperty values.

Visual styles can specify the names of image files that are used to draw a particular element in different sizes and resolutions. These file names are encapsulated by the FilenameProperty values.

.NET Framework

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

.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.

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