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ToolStrip Properties

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  Name Description
Public property AccessibilityObject  Gets the AccessibleObject assigned to the control. (inherited from Control)
Public property AccessibleDefaultActionDescription  Gets or sets the default action description of the control for use by accessibility client applications. (inherited from Control)
Public property AccessibleDescription  Gets or sets the description of the control used by accessibility client applications. (inherited from Control)
Public property AccessibleName  Gets or sets the name of the control used by accessibility client applications. (inherited from Control)
Public property AccessibleRole  Gets or sets the accessible role of the control (inherited from Control)
Public property AllowDrop Overridden. Gets or sets a value indicating whether drag-and-drop and item reordering are handled through events that you implement.
Public property AllowItemReorder Gets or sets a value indicating whether drag-and-drop and item reordering are handled privately by the ToolStrip class.
Public property AllowMerge Gets or sets a value indicating whether multiple MenuStrip, ToolStripDropDownMenu, ToolStripMenuItem, and other types can be combined.
Public property Anchor Overridden. Gets or sets the edges of the container to which a ToolStrip is bound and determines how a ToolStrip is resized with its parent.
Public property AutoScroll Overridden. This property is not relevant for this class.
Public property AutoScrollMargin This property is not relevant for this class.
Public property AutoScrollMinSize This property is not relevant for this class.
Public property AutoScrollOffset  Gets or sets where this control is scrolled to in ScrollControlIntoView. (inherited from Control)
Public property AutoScrollPosition This property is not relevant for this class.
Public property AutoSize Overridden. Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control is automatically resized to display its entire contents.
Public property BackColor Gets or sets the background color for the ToolStrip.
Public property BackgroundImage  Gets or sets the background image displayed in the control. (inherited from Control)
Public property BackgroundImageLayout  Gets or sets the background image layout as defined in the ImageLayout enumeration. (inherited from Control)
Public property BindingContext Overridden. Gets or sets the binding context for the ToolStrip.
Public property Bottom  Gets the distance, in pixels, between the bottom edge of the control and the top edge of its container's client area. (inherited from Control)
Public property Bounds  Gets or sets the size and location of the control including its nonclient elements, in pixels, relative to the parent control. (inherited from Control)
Public property CanFocus  Gets a value indicating whether the control can receive focus. (inherited from Control)
Public property CanOverflow Gets or sets a value indicating whether items in the ToolStrip can be sent to an overflow menu.
Public property CanSelect  Gets a value indicating whether the control can be selected. (inherited from Control)
Public property Capture  Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control has captured the mouse. (inherited from Control)
Public property CausesValidation Gets or sets a value indicating whether the ToolStrip causes validation to be performed on any controls that require validation when it receives focus.
Public property Static CheckForIllegalCrossThreadCalls  Gets or sets a value indicating whether to catch calls on the wrong thread that access a control's Handle property when an application is being debugged. (inherited from Control)
Public property ClientRectangle  Gets the rectangle that represents the client area of the control. (inherited from Control)
Public property ClientSize  Gets or sets the height and width of the client area of the control. (inherited from Control)
Public property CompanyName  Gets the name of the company or creator of the application containing the control. (inherited from Control)
Public property Container  Gets the IContainer that contains the Component. (inherited from Component)
Public property ContainsFocus  Gets a value indicating whether the control, or one of its child controls, currently has the input focus. (inherited from Control)
Public property ContextMenu  Gets or sets the shortcut menu associated with the control. (inherited from Control)
Public property ContextMenuStrip  Gets or sets the ContextMenuStrip associated with this control. (inherited from Control)
Public property Controls This property is not relevant for this class.
Public property Created  Gets a value indicating whether the control has been created. (inherited from Control)
Public property Cursor Overridden. Gets or sets the cursor that is displayed when the mouse pointer is over the ToolStrip.
Public property DataBindings  Gets the data bindings for the control. (inherited from Control)
Public property Static DefaultBackColor  Gets the default background color of the control. (inherited from Control)
Public property DefaultDropDownDirection Gets or sets a value representing the default direction in which a ToolStripDropDown control is displayed relative to the ToolStrip.
Public property Static DefaultFont  Gets the default font of the control. (inherited from Control)
Public property Static DefaultForeColor  Gets the default foreground color of the control. (inherited from Control)
Public property DisplayRectangle Overridden. Retrieves the current display rectangle.
Public property Disposing  Gets a value indicating whether the base Control class is in the process of disposing. (inherited from Control)
Public property Dock Overridden. Gets or sets which ToolStrip borders are docked to its parent control and determines how a ToolStrip is resized with its parent.
Public property DockPadding  Gets the dock padding settings for all edges of the control. (inherited from ScrollableControl)
Public property Enabled  Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control can respond to user interaction. (inherited from Control)
Public property Focused  Gets a value indicating whether the control has input focus. (inherited from Control)
Public property Font Overridden. Gets or sets the font used to display text in the control.
Public property ForeColor Gets or sets the foreground color of the ToolStrip.
Public property GripDisplayStyle Gets the orientation of the ToolStrip move handle.
Public property GripMargin Gets or sets the space around the ToolStrip move handle.
Public property GripRectangle Gets the boundaries of the ToolStrip move handle.
Public property GripStyle Gets or sets whether the ToolStrip move handle is visible or hidden.
Public property Handle  Gets the window handle that the control is bound to. (inherited from Control)
Public property HasChildren This property is not relevant for this class.
Public property Height  Gets or sets the height of the control. (inherited from Control)
Public property HorizontalScroll This property is not relevant for this class.
Public property ImageList Gets or sets the image list that contains the image displayed on a ToolStrip item.
Public property ImageScalingSize Gets or sets the size, in pixels, of an image used on a ToolStrip.
Public property ImeMode  Gets or sets the Input Method Editor (IME) mode of the control. (inherited from Control)
Public property InvokeRequired  Gets a value indicating whether the caller must call an invoke method when making method calls to the control because the caller is on a different thread than the one the control was created on. (inherited from Control)
Public property IsAccessible  Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control is visible to accessibility applications. (inherited from Control)
Public property IsCurrentlyDragging Gets a value indicating whether the user is currently moving the ToolStrip from one ToolStripContainer to another.
Public property IsDisposed  Gets a value indicating whether the control has been disposed of. (inherited from Control)
Public property IsDropDown Gets a value indicating whether a ToolStrip is a ToolStripDropDown control.
Public property IsHandleCreated  Gets a value indicating whether the control has a handle associated with it. (inherited from Control)
Public property IsMirrored  Gets a value indicating whether the control is mirrored. (inherited from Control)
Public property Items Gets all the items that belong to a ToolStrip.
Public property LayoutEngine Overridden. Passes a reference to the cached LayoutEngine returned by the layout engine interface.
Public property LayoutSettings Gets or sets layout scheme characteristics.
Public property LayoutStyle Gets or sets a value indicating how the ToolStrip lays out the items collection.
Public property Left  Gets or sets the distance, in pixels, between the left edge of the control and the left edge of its container's client area. (inherited from Control)
Public property Location  Gets or sets the coordinates of the upper-left corner of the control relative to the upper-left corner of its container. (inherited from Control)
Public property Margin  Gets or sets the space between controls. (inherited from Control)
Public property MaximumSize  Gets or sets the size that is the upper limit that GetPreferredSize can specify. (inherited from Control)
Public property MinimumSize  Gets or sets the size that is the lower limit that GetPreferredSize can specify. (inherited from Control)
Public property Static ModifierKeys  Gets a value indicating which of the modifier keys (SHIFT, CTRL, and ALT) is in a pressed state. (inherited from Control)
Public property Static MouseButtons  Gets a value indicating which of the mouse buttons is in a pressed state. (inherited from Control)
Public property Static MousePosition  Gets the position of the mouse cursor in screen coordinates. (inherited from Control)
Public property Name  Gets or sets the name of the control. (inherited from Control)
Public property Orientation Gets the orientation of the ToolStripPanel.
Public property OverflowButton Gets the ToolStripItem that is the overflow button for a ToolStrip with overflow enabled.
Public property Padding  Gets or sets padding within the control. (inherited from Control)
Public property Parent  Gets or sets the parent container of the control. (inherited from Control)
Public property PreferredSize  Gets the size of a rectangular area into which the control can fit. (inherited from Control)
Public property ProductName  Gets the product name of the assembly containing the control. (inherited from Control)
Public property ProductVersion  Gets the version of the assembly containing the control. (inherited from Control)
Public property RecreatingHandle  Gets a value indicating whether the control is currently re-creating its handle. (inherited from Control)
Public property Region  Gets or sets the window region associated with the control. (inherited from Control)
Public property Renderer Gets or sets a ToolStripRenderer used to customize the look and feel of a ToolStrip.
Public property RenderMode Gets or sets the painting styles to be applied to the ToolStrip.
Public property Right  Gets the distance, in pixels, between the right edge of the control and the left edge of its container's client area. (inherited from Control)
Public property RightToLeft  Gets or sets a value indicating whether control's elements are aligned to support locales using right-to-left fonts. (inherited from Control)
Public property ShowItemToolTips Gets or sets a value indicating whether ToolTips are to be displayed on ToolStrip items.
Public property Site  Gets or sets the site of the control. (inherited from Control)
Public property Size  Gets or sets the height and width of the control. (inherited from Control)
Public property Stretch Gets or sets a value indicating whether the ToolStrip stretches from end to end in the ToolStripContainer.
Public property TabIndex  Gets or sets the tab order of the control within its container. (inherited from Control)
Public property TabStop Gets or sets a value indicating whether the user can give the focus to an item in the ToolStrip using the TAB key.
Public property Tag  Gets or sets the object that contains data about the control. (inherited from Control)
Public property Text  Gets or sets the text associated with this control. (inherited from Control)
Public property TextDirection Gets or sets the direction in which to draw text on a ToolStrip.
Public property Top  Gets or sets the distance, in pixels, between the top edge of the control and the top edge of its container's client area. (inherited from Control)
Public property TopLevelControl  Gets the parent control that is not parented by another Windows Forms control. Typically, this is the outermost Form that the control is contained in. (inherited from Control)
Public property UseWaitCursor  Gets or sets a value indicating whether to use the wait cursor for the current control and all child controls. (inherited from Control)
Public property VerticalScroll This property is not relevant for this class.
Public property Visible  Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control and all its parent controls are displayed. (inherited from Control)
Public property Width  Gets or sets the width of the control. (inherited from Control)
Public property WindowTarget  This property is not relevant for this class. (inherited from Control)
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  Name Description
Protected property CanRaiseEvents  Determines if events can be raised on the control. (inherited from Control)
Protected property CreateParams  (inherited from ScrollableControl)
Protected property DefaultCursor  Gets or sets the default cursor for the control. (inherited from Control)
Protected property DefaultDock Gets the docking location of the ToolStrip, indicating which borders are docked to the container.
Protected property DefaultGripMargin Gets the default spacing, in pixels, between the sizing grip and the edges of the ToolStrip.
Protected property DefaultImeMode  Gets the default Input Method Editor (IME) mode supported by the control. (inherited from Control)
Protected property DefaultMargin Overridden. Gets the spacing, in pixels, between the ToolStrip and the ToolStripContainer.
Protected property DefaultMaximumSize  Gets the length and height, in pixels, that is specified as the default maximum size of a control. (inherited from Control)
Protected property DefaultMinimumSize  Gets the length and height, in pixels, that is specified as the default minimum size of a control. (inherited from Control)
Protected property DefaultPadding Overridden. Gets the internal spacing, in pixels, of the contents of a ToolStrip.
Protected property DefaultShowItemToolTips Gets a value indicating whether ToolTips are shown for the ToolStrip by default.
Protected property DefaultSize Overridden. Gets the default size of the ToolStrip.
Protected property DesignMode  Gets a value that indicates whether the Component is currently in design mode. (inherited from Component)
Protected property DisplayedItems Gets the subset of items that are currently displayed on the ToolStrip, including items that are automatically added into the ToolStrip.
Protected property DoubleBuffered  Gets or sets a value indicating whether this control should redraw its surface using a secondary buffer to reduce or prevent flicker. (inherited from Control)
Protected property Events  Gets the list of event handlers that are attached to this Component. (inherited from Component)
Protected property FontHeight  Gets or sets the height of the font of the control. (inherited from Control)
Protected property HScroll  Gets or sets a value indicating whether the horizontal scroll bar is visible. (inherited from ScrollableControl)
Protected property MaxItemSize Gets the maximum height and width, in pixels, of the ToolStrip.
Protected property RenderRightToLeft  This property is now obsolete. (inherited from Control)
Protected property ResizeRedraw  Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control redraws itself when resized. (inherited from Control)
Protected property ScaleChildren  Gets a value that determines the scaling of child controls. (inherited from Control)
Protected property ShowFocusCues  Gets a value indicating whether the control should display focus rectangles. (inherited from Control)
Protected property ShowKeyboardCues  Gets a value indicating whether the user interface is in the appropriate state to show or hide keyboard accelerators. (inherited from Control)
Protected property VScroll  Gets or sets a value indicating whether the vertical scroll bar is visible. (inherited from ScrollableControl)
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