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Button.Delete Method

Deletes a dynamically created Button from the document and removes it from the ControlCollection.

Namespace: Microsoft.Office.Tools.Word.Controls
Assembly: Microsoft.Office.Tools.Word (in

public void Delete ()

This method should only be used with a Button that is created programmatically at run time. An exception is thrown if you call this method on a Button that is added to the document at design time.

The following code example demonstrates a Button control that deletes itself when the user clicks it. The Click event handler of the button calls the Delete method to delete the button.

private void DeleteControl()
    Microsoft.Office.Tools.Word.Controls.Button deleteButton =
        this.Controls.AddButton(25, 75, 80, 30, "deleteButton");
    deleteButton.Text = "Click to delete";
    deleteButton.Click += new EventHandler(deleteButton_Click);

// Delete the clicked button.
void deleteButton_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
    Microsoft.Office.Tools.Word.Controls.Button clickedButton =