Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in system.windows.forms.dll)
'Declaration Public ReadOnly Property Handle As IntPtr 'Usage Dim instance As Control Dim value As IntPtr value = instance.Handle
Property ValueAn IntPtr that contains the window handle (HWND) of the control.
The following code example demonstrates using the ControlPaint.DrawFocusRectangle and the Handle property. To run the example paste the following code in a form. Add two buttons named Button1 and Button2 to the form and ensure all events are connected to their event handlers.
' This method draws a focus rectangle on Button2 using the ' handle and client rectangle of Button2. Private Sub Button1_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, _ ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click ControlPaint.DrawFocusRectangle(Graphics.FromHwnd(Button2.Handle), _ Button2.ClientRectangle) End Sub
Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition
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