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ComboBox Methods

The ComboBox type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Protected method AccessibilityNotifyClients Overloaded. Notifies the accessibility client applications of AccessibleEvents.
Protected method AddItemsCore Obsolete. Adds the specified items to the combo box.
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework BeginInvoke Overloaded. Executes a delegate asynchronously on the thread that the control's underlying handle was created on.
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework BeginUpdate Maintains performance when items are added to the ComboBox one at a time.
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework BringToFront Brings the control to the front of the z-order. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method Contains Retrieves a value indicating whether the specified control is a child of the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method CreateAccessibilityInstance Creates a new accessibility object for the control. (Overrides Control.CreateAccessibilityInstance().)
Public method CreateControl Forces the creation of the visible control, including the creation of the handle and any visible child controls. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework CreateControlsInstance Creates a new instance of the control collection for the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method CreateGraphics Creates the Graphics for the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method CreateHandle Creates a handle for the control. (Overrides Control.CreateHandle().)
Public method CreateObjRef Creates an object that contains all the relevant information required to generate a proxy used to communicate with a remote object. (Inherited from MarshalByRefObject.)
Protected method DefWndProc Sends the specified message to the default window procedure. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method DestroyHandle Destroys the handle associated with the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework Dispose Overloaded. Releases the resources used by the ComboBox.
Public method DoDragDrop Begins a drag-and-drop operation. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method DrawToBitmap Supports rendering to the specified bitmap. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework EndInvoke Retrieves the return value of the asynchronous operation represented by the IAsyncResult passed. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework EndUpdate Resumes painting the ComboBox control after painting is suspended by the BeginUpdate method.
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework Equals Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework FilterItemOnProperty Overloaded. Returns the current value of the ListControl item, if the item is a property of an instance of the ListControl class.
Protected method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework Finalize Releases unmanaged resources and performs other cleanup operations before the Component is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Component.)
Public method FindForm Retrieves the form that the control is on. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method FindString Overloaded. Returns the index of the first item in the ComboBox that starts with the specified string.
Public method FindStringExact Overloaded. Finds the item that exactly matches the specified string.
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework Focus Sets input focus to the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method GetAccessibilityObjectById Retrieves the specified AccessibleObject. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method GetAutoSizeMode Retrieves a value indicating how a control will behave when its AutoSize property is enabled. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method GetChildAtPoint Overloaded. Retrieves the child control at a specified location.
Public method GetContainerControl Returns the next ContainerControl up the control's chain of parent controls. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework GetHashCode Serves as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method GetItemHeight Returns the height of an item in the ComboBox.
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework GetItemText Returns the text representation of the specified item. (Inherited from ListControl.)
Public method GetLifetimeService Retrieves the current lifetime service object that controls the lifetime policy for this instance. (Inherited from MarshalByRefObject.)
Public method GetNextControl Retrieves the next control forward or back in the tab order of child controls. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method GetPreferredSize Retrieves the size of a rectangular area into which a control can be fitted. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework GetScaledBounds Retrieves the bounds within which the control is scaled. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method GetService Returns an object that represents a service provided by the Component or by its Container. (Inherited from Component.)
Protected method GetStyle Retrieves the value of the specified control style bit for the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method GetTopLevel Determines if the control is a top-level control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework GetType Gets the type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework Hide Conceals the control from the user. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method InitializeLifetimeService Obtains a lifetime service object to control the lifetime policy for this instance. (Inherited from MarshalByRefObject.)
Protected method InitLayout Called after the control has been added to another container. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework Invalidate Overloaded. Invalidates a specific region of the control and causes a paint message to be sent to the control.
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework Invoke Overloaded. Executes a delegate on the thread that owns the control's underlying window handle.
Protected method InvokeGotFocus Raises the GotFocus event for the specified control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method InvokeLostFocus Raises the LostFocus event for the specified control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method InvokeOnClick Raises the Click event for the specified control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method InvokePaint Raises the Paint event for the specified control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method InvokePaintBackground Raises the PaintBackground event for the specified control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method IsInputChar Determines if a character is an input character that the control recognizes. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method IsInputKey Determines whether the specified key is a regular input key or a special key that requires preprocessing. (Overrides ListControl.IsInputKey(Keys).)
Protected method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework MemberwiseClone Overloaded.
Protected method NotifyInvalidate Infrastructure. Raises the Invalidated event with a specified region of the control to invalidate. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnAutoSizeChanged Raises the AutoSizeChanged event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnBackColorChanged Raises the BackColorChanged event. (Overrides Control.OnBackColorChanged(EventArgs).)
Protected method OnBackgroundImageChanged Raises the BackgroundImageChanged event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnBackgroundImageLayoutChanged Raises the BackgroundImageLayoutChanged event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework OnBindingContextChanged Raises the BindingContextChanged event. (Inherited from ListControl.)
Protected method OnCausesValidationChanged Raises the CausesValidationChanged event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnChangeUICues Raises the ChangeUICues event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnClick Raises the Click event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnClientSizeChanged Raises the ClientSizeChanged event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnContextMenuChanged Raises the ContextMenuChanged event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnContextMenuStripChanged Raises the ContextMenuStripChanged event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnControlAdded Raises the ControlAdded event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnControlRemoved Raises the ControlRemoved event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnCreateControl Raises the CreateControl method. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnCursorChanged Raises the CursorChanged event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework OnDataSourceChanged Raises the DataSourceChanged event. (Overrides ListControl.OnDataSourceChanged(EventArgs).)
Protected method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework OnDisplayMemberChanged Raises the DisplayMemberChanged event. (Overrides ListControl.OnDisplayMemberChanged(EventArgs).)
Protected method OnDockChanged Raises the DockChanged event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnDoubleClick Raises the DoubleClick event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnDragDrop Raises the DragDrop event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnDragEnter Raises the DragEnter event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnDragLeave Raises the DragLeave event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnDragOver Raises the DragOver event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnDrawItem Raises the DrawItem event.
Protected method OnDropDown Raises the DropDown event.
Protected method OnDropDownClosed Raises the DropDownClosed event.
Protected method OnDropDownStyleChanged Raises the DropDownStyleChanged event.
Protected method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework OnEnabledChanged Raises the EnabledChanged event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnEnter Raises the Enter event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnFontChanged Raises the FontChanged event. (Overrides Control.OnFontChanged(EventArgs).)
Protected method OnForeColorChanged Raises the ForeColorChanged event. (Overrides Control.OnForeColorChanged(EventArgs).)
Protected method OnFormat Raises the Format event. (Inherited from ListControl.)
Protected method OnFormatInfoChanged Raises the FormatInfoChanged event. (Inherited from ListControl.)
Protected method OnFormatStringChanged Raises the FormatStringChanged event. (Inherited from ListControl.)
Protected method OnFormattingEnabledChanged Raises the FormattingEnabledChanged event. (Inherited from ListControl.)
Protected method OnGiveFeedback Raises the GiveFeedback event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework OnGotFocus Raises the GotFocus event. (Overrides Control.OnGotFocus(EventArgs).)

In .NET Compact Framework 3.5, this member is inherited from Control.OnGotFocus(EventArgs).
Protected method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework OnHandleCreated Raises the HandleCreated event. (Overrides Control.OnHandleCreated(EventArgs).)

In .NET Compact Framework 3.5, this member is inherited from Control.OnHandleCreated(EventArgs).
Protected method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework OnHandleDestroyed Raises the HandleDestroyed event. (Overrides Control.OnHandleDestroyed(EventArgs).)

In .NET Compact Framework 3.5, this member is inherited from Control.OnHandleDestroyed(EventArgs).
Protected method OnHelpRequested Raises the HelpRequested event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnImeModeChanged Raises the ImeModeChanged event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnInvalidated Raises the Invalidated event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework OnKeyDown Raises the KeyDown event. (Overrides Control.OnKeyDown(KeyEventArgs).)

In .NET Compact Framework 3.5, this member is inherited from Control.OnKeyDown(KeyEventArgs).
Protected method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework OnKeyPress Raises the KeyPress event. (Overrides Control.OnKeyPress(KeyPressEventArgs).)

In .NET Compact Framework 3.5, this member is inherited from Control.OnKeyPress(KeyPressEventArgs).
Protected method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework OnKeyUp Raises the KeyUp event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnLayout Raises the Layout event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnLeave Raises the Leave event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnLocationChanged Raises the LocationChanged event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework OnLostFocus Raises the LostFocus event. (Overrides Control.OnLostFocus(EventArgs).)

In .NET Compact Framework 3.5, this member is inherited from Control.OnLostFocus(EventArgs).
Protected method OnMarginChanged Raises the MarginChanged event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnMeasureItem Raises the MeasureItem event.
Protected method OnMouseCaptureChanged Raises the MouseCaptureChanged event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnMouseClick Raises the MouseClick event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnMouseDoubleClick Raises the MouseDoubleClick event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnMouseDown Raises the MouseDown event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnMouseEnter Raises the MouseEnter event. (Overrides Control.OnMouseEnter(EventArgs).)
Protected method OnMouseHover Raises the MouseHover event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnMouseLeave Raises the MouseLeave event. (Overrides Control.OnMouseLeave(EventArgs).)
Protected method OnMouseMove Raises the MouseMove event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnMouseUp Raises the MouseUp event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnMouseWheel Raises the MouseWheel event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnMove Raises the Move event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnNotifyMessage Notifies the control of Windows messages. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnPaddingChanged Raises the PaddingChanged event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnPaint Raises the Paint event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnPaintBackground Paints the background of the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnParentBackColorChanged Raises the BackColorChanged event. (Overrides Control.OnParentBackColorChanged(EventArgs).)
Protected method OnParentBackgroundImageChanged Raises the BackgroundImageChanged event when the BackgroundImage property value of the control's container changes. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnParentBindingContextChanged Raises the BindingContextChanged event when the BindingContext property value of the control's container changes. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework OnParentChanged Raises the ParentChanged event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnParentCursorChanged Raises the CursorChanged event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnParentEnabledChanged Raises the EnabledChanged event when the Enabled property value of the control's container changes. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnParentFontChanged Raises the FontChanged event when the Font property value of the control's container changes. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnParentForeColorChanged Raises the ForeColorChanged event when the ForeColor property value of the control's container changes. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnParentRightToLeftChanged Raises the RightToLeftChanged event when the RightToLeft property value of the control's container changes. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnParentVisibleChanged Raises the VisibleChanged event when the Visible property value of the control's container changes. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnPreviewKeyDown Raises the PreviewKeyDown event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnPrint Raises the Paint event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnQueryContinueDrag Raises the QueryContinueDrag event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnRegionChanged Raises the RegionChanged event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework OnResize Raises the Resize event. (Overrides Control.OnResize(EventArgs).)

In .NET Compact Framework 3.5, this member is inherited from Control.OnResize(EventArgs).
Protected method OnRightToLeftChanged Raises the RightToLeftChanged event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework OnSelectedIndexChanged Raises the SelectedIndexChanged event. (Overrides ListControl.OnSelectedIndexChanged(EventArgs).)
Protected method OnSelectedItemChanged Raises the SelectedItemChanged event.
Protected method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework OnSelectedValueChanged Raises the SelectedValueChanged event. (Overrides ListControl.OnSelectedValueChanged(EventArgs).)

In .NET Compact Framework 3.5, this member is inherited from ListControl.OnSelectedValueChanged(EventArgs).
Protected method OnSelectionChangeCommitted Raises the SelectionChangeCommitted event.
Protected method OnSizeChanged Raises the SizeChanged event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnStyleChanged Raises the StyleChanged event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnSystemColorsChanged Raises the SystemColorsChanged event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnTabIndexChanged Raises the TabIndexChanged event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnTabStopChanged Raises the TabStopChanged event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework OnTextChanged Raises the TextChanged event. (Overrides Control.OnTextChanged(EventArgs).)

In .NET Compact Framework 3.5, this member is inherited from Control.OnTextChanged(EventArgs).
Protected method OnTextUpdate Raises the TextUpdate event.
Protected method OnValidated Raises the Validated event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method OnValidating Raises the Validating event. (Overrides Control.OnValidating(CancelEventArgs).)
Protected method OnValueMemberChanged Raises the ValueMemberChanged event. (Inherited from ListControl.)
Protected method OnVisibleChanged Raises the VisibleChanged event. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method PerformLayout Overloaded. Forces the control to apply layout logic to child controls.
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework PointToClient Computes the location of the specified screen point into client coordinates. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework PointToScreen Computes the location of the specified client point into screen coordinates. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method PreProcessControlMessage Preprocesses keyboard or input messages within the message loop before they are dispatched. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method PreProcessMessage Preprocesses keyboard or input messages within the message loop before they are dispatched. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method ProcessCmdKey Processes a command key. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method ProcessDialogChar Processes a dialog character. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method ProcessDialogKey Processes a dialog key. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method ProcessKeyEventArgs Processes a key message and generates the appropriate control events. (Overrides Control.ProcessKeyEventArgs(Message).)
Protected method ProcessKeyMessage Processes a keyboard message. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method ProcessKeyPreview Previews a keyboard message. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method ProcessMnemonic Processes a mnemonic character. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method RaiseDragEvent Infrastructure. Raises the appropriate drag event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method RaiseKeyEvent Infrastructure. Raises the appropriate key event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method RaiseMouseEvent Infrastructure. Raises the appropriate mouse event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method RaisePaintEvent Infrastructure. Raises the appropriate paint event. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method RecreateHandle Forces the re-creation of the handle for the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework RectangleToClient Computes the size and location of the specified screen rectangle in client coordinates. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework RectangleToScreen Computes the size and location of the specified client rectangle in screen coordinates. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework Refresh Forces the control to invalidate its client area and immediately redraw itself and any child controls. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method RefreshItem Refreshes the item contained at the specified location. (Overrides ListControl.RefreshItem(Int32).)
Protected method RefreshItems Refreshes all ComboBox items. (Overrides ListControl.RefreshItems().)
Public method ResetBackColor Resets the BackColor property to its default value. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method ResetBindings Causes a control bound to the BindingSource to reread all the items in the list and refresh their displayed values. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method ResetCursor Resets the Cursor property to its default value. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method ResetFont Resets the Font property to its default value. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method ResetForeColor Resets the ForeColor property to its default value. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method ResetImeMode Resets the ImeMode property to its default value. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method ResetMouseEventArgs Infrastructure. Resets the control to handle the MouseLeave event. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method ResetRightToLeft Resets the RightToLeft property to its default value. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method ResetText Resets the Text property to its default value. (Overrides Control.ResetText().)
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework ResumeLayout Overloaded. Resumes the usual layout logic.
Protected method RtlTranslateAlignment Overloaded. Converts the current alignment to the appropriate alignment to support right-to-left text.
Protected method RtlTranslateContent Converts the specified ContentAlignment to the appropriate ContentAlignment to support right-to-left text. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method RtlTranslateHorizontal Converts the specified HorizontalAlignment to the appropriate HorizontalAlignment to support right-to-left text. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method RtlTranslateLeftRight Converts the specified LeftRightAlignment to the appropriate LeftRightAlignment to support right-to-left text. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework Scale Overloaded. Scales the control and any child controls.
Protected method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework ScaleControl Scales a control's location, size, padding and margin. (Overrides Control.ScaleControl(SizeF, BoundsSpecified).)

In .NET Compact Framework 3.5, this member is inherited from Control.ScaleControl(SizeF, BoundsSpecified).
Protected method ScaleCore Infrastructure. This method is not relevant for this class. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework Select Overloaded.
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework SelectAll Selects all the text in the editable portion of the ComboBox.
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework SelectNextControl Activates the next control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework SendToBack Sends the control to the back of the z-order. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method SetAutoSizeMode Sets a value indicating how a control will behave when its AutoSize property is enabled. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method SetBounds Overloaded. Sets the bounds of the control.
Protected method SetBoundsCore Sets the size and location of the ComboBox. (Overrides Control.SetBoundsCore(Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, BoundsSpecified).)
Protected method SetClientSizeCore Sets the size of the client area of the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework SetItemCore When overridden in a derived class, sets the object with the specified index in the derived class. (Overrides ListControl.SetItemCore(Int32, Object).)
Protected method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework SetItemsCore When overridden in a derived class, sets the specified array of objects in a collection in the derived class. (Overrides ListControl.SetItemsCore(IList).)
Protected method SetStyle Sets a specified ControlStyles flag to either true or false. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method SetTopLevel Sets the control as the top-level control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method SetVisibleCore Sets the control to the specified visible state. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework Show Displays the control to the user. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method SizeFromClientSize Determines the size of the entire control from the height and width of its client area. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework SuspendLayout Temporarily suspends the layout logic for the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework ToString Returns a string that represents the ComboBox control. (Overrides Component.ToString().)

In .NET Compact Framework 3.5, this member is inherited from Object.ToString().
Public method Supported by the .NET Compact Framework Update Causes the control to redraw the invalidated regions within its client area. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method UpdateBounds Overloaded. Updates the bounds of the control.
Protected method UpdateStyles Forces the assigned styles to be reapplied to the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method UpdateZOrder Updates the control in its parent's z-order. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected method WndProc Processes Windows messages. (Overrides Control.WndProc(Message).)
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  NameDescription
Explicit interface implemetation Private method IDropTarget.OnDragDrop Infrastructure. Raises the DragDrop event. (Inherited from Control.)
Explicit interface implemetation Private method IDropTarget.OnDragEnter Infrastructure. Raises the DragEnter event. (Inherited from Control.)
Explicit interface implemetation Private method IDropTarget.OnDragLeave Infrastructure. Raises the DragLeave event. (Inherited from Control.)
Explicit interface implemetation Private method IDropTarget.OnDragOver Infrastructure. Raises the DragOver event. (Inherited from Control.)
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