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ComboBoxRenderer.DrawTextBox Method (Graphics, Rectangle, String, Font, Rectangle, TextFormatFlags, ComboBoxState)

Draws a text box in the specified state and bounds, with the specified text, text formatting, and text bounds.

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

public static void DrawTextBox(
	Graphics g,
	Rectangle bounds,
	string comboBoxText,
	Font font,
	Rectangle textBounds,
	TextFormatFlags flags,
	ComboBoxState state


Type: System.Drawing.Graphics

The Graphics used to draw the text box.

Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle

The Rectangle that specifies the bounds of the text box.

Type: System.String

The String to draw in the text box.

Type: System.Drawing.Font

The Font to apply to comboBoxText.

Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle

The Rectangle that specifies the bounds in which to draw comboBoxText.

Type: System.Windows.Forms.TextFormatFlags

A bitwise combination of the TextFormatFlags values.

Type: System.Windows.Forms.VisualStyles.ComboBoxState

One of the ComboBoxState values that specifies the visual state of the text box.


The operating system does not support visual styles.


Visual styles are disabled by the user in the operating system.


Visual styles are not applied to the client area of application windows.

Before calling this method, you should verify that the IsSupported property returns true.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.3, 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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