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VisualStyleRenderer.GetString Method

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

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

public string GetString (
	StringProperty prop
public String GetString (
	StringProperty prop
public function GetString (
	prop : StringProperty
) : String
Not applicable.



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

Return Value

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

Exception typeCondition


prop is not one of the StringProperty values.

Visual styles use a set of string values to describe some properties of the elements defined by a style. These properties are encapsulated by the StringProperty values.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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