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SystemInformation::DragSize Property

Gets the width and height of a rectangle centered on the point the mouse button was pressed, within which a drag operation will not begin.

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

public:
static property Size DragSize {
	Size get ();
}

Property Value

Type: System.Drawing::Size
A Size that specifies the area of a rectangle, in pixels, centered on the point the mouse button was pressed, within which a drag operation will not begin.

The DragSize property indicates the size, in pixels, of a rectangle centered around the point at which the mouse button was pressed. Windows uses the rectangle as a boundary within which it does not start a drag operation.

A user can hold a mouse button down and move the mouse within this area before a drag operation begins, which enables the user to click and release the mouse button easily without unintentionally starting a drag operation.

The following code example lists all properties of the SystemInformation class in a ListBox and displays the current value of the property in a TextBox when a list item selected.

#using <System.Windows.Forms.dll>
#using <System.Drawing.dll>
#using <System.dll>

using namespace System;
using namespace System::Collections;
using namespace System::ComponentModel;
using namespace System::Drawing;
using namespace System::Reflection;
using namespace System::Windows::Forms;
public ref class SystemInfoBrowserForm: public System::Windows::Forms::Form
{
private:
   System::Windows::Forms::ListBox^ listBox1;
   System::Windows::Forms::TextBox^ textBox1;

public:
   SystemInfoBrowserForm()
   {
      this->SuspendLayout();
      InitForm();

      // Add each property of the SystemInformation class to the list box.
      Type^ t = System::Windows::Forms::SystemInformation::typeid;
      array<PropertyInfo^>^pi = t->GetProperties();
      for ( int i = 0; i < pi->Length; i++ )
         listBox1->Items->Add( pi[ i ]->Name );
      textBox1->Text = String::Format( "The SystemInformation class has {0} properties.\r\n", pi->Length );

      // Configure the list item selected handler for the list box to invoke a  
      // method that displays the value of each property.
      listBox1->SelectedIndexChanged += gcnew EventHandler( this, &SystemInfoBrowserForm::listBox1_SelectedIndexChanged );
      this->ResumeLayout( false );
   }


private:
   void listBox1_SelectedIndexChanged( Object^ /*sender*/, EventArgs^ /*e*/ )
   {

      // Return if no list item is selected. 
      if ( listBox1->SelectedIndex == -1 )
            return;


      // Get the property name from the list item.
      String^ propname = listBox1->Text;
      if ( propname->Equals( "PowerStatus" ) )
      {

         // Cycle and display the values of each property of the PowerStatus property.
         textBox1->Text = String::Concat( textBox1->Text, "\r\nThe value of the PowerStatus property is:" );
         Type^ t = System::Windows::Forms::PowerStatus::typeid;
         array<PropertyInfo^>^pi = t->GetProperties();
         for ( int i = 0; i < pi->Length; i++ )
         {
            Object^ propval = pi[ i ]->GetValue( SystemInformation::PowerStatus, nullptr );
            textBox1->Text = String::Format( "{0}\r\n    PowerStatus.{1} is: {2}", textBox1->Text, pi[ i ]->Name, propval );

         }
      }
      else
      {

         // Display the value of the selected property of the SystemInformation type.
         Type^ t = System::Windows::Forms::SystemInformation::typeid;
         array<PropertyInfo^>^pi = t->GetProperties();
         PropertyInfo^ prop = nullptr;
         for ( int i = 0; i < pi->Length; i++ )
            if ( pi[ i ]->Name == propname )
            {
               prop = pi[ i ];
               break;
            }
         Object^ propval = prop->GetValue( nullptr, nullptr );
         textBox1->Text = String::Format( "{0}\r\nThe value of the {1} property is: {2}", textBox1->Text, propname, propval );
      }
   }

   void InitForm()
   {

      // Initialize the form settings 
      this->listBox1 = gcnew System::Windows::Forms::ListBox;
      this->textBox1 = gcnew System::Windows::Forms::TextBox;
      this->listBox1->Anchor = (System::Windows::Forms::AnchorStyles)(System::Windows::Forms::AnchorStyles::Top | System::Windows::Forms::AnchorStyles::Bottom | System::Windows::Forms::AnchorStyles::Left | System::Windows::Forms::AnchorStyles::Right);
      this->listBox1->Location = System::Drawing::Point( 8, 16 );
      this->listBox1->Size = System::Drawing::Size( 172, 496 );
      this->listBox1->TabIndex = 0;
      this->textBox1->Anchor = (System::Windows::Forms::AnchorStyles)(System::Windows::Forms::AnchorStyles::Top | System::Windows::Forms::AnchorStyles::Bottom | System::Windows::Forms::AnchorStyles::Right);
      this->textBox1->Location = System::Drawing::Point( 188, 16 );
      this->textBox1->Multiline = true;
      this->textBox1->ScrollBars = System::Windows::Forms::ScrollBars::Vertical;
      this->textBox1->Size = System::Drawing::Size( 420, 496 );
      this->textBox1->TabIndex = 1;
      this->ClientSize = System::Drawing::Size( 616, 525 );
      this->Controls->Add( this->textBox1 );
      this->Controls->Add( this->listBox1 );
      this->Text = "Select a SystemInformation property to get the value of";
   }

};


[STAThread]
int main()
{
   Application::Run( gcnew SystemInfoBrowserForm );
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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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