SelectionRules Enumeration

Defines identifiers that are used to indicate selection rules for a component.

This enumeration has a FlagsAttribute attribute that allows a bitwise combination of its member values.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms.Design
Assembly: System.Design (in

public enum SelectionRules
/** @attribute FlagsAttribute() */ 
public enum SelectionRules
public enum SelectionRules

 Member nameDescription
AllSizeableIndicates the component supports sizing in all directions. 
BottomSizeableIndicates the component supports resize from the bottom. 
LeftSizeableIndicates the component supports resize from the left. 
LockedIndicates the component is locked to its container. Overrides the Moveable, AllSizeable, BottomSizeable, LeftSizeable, RightSizeable, and TopSizeable bit flags of this enumeration. 
MoveableIndicates the component supports a location property that allows it to be moved on the screen. 
NoneIndicates no special selection attributes. 
RightSizeableIndicates the component supports resize from the right. 
TopSizeableIndicates the component supports resize from the top. 
VisibleIndicates the component has some form of visible user interface and the selection service is drawing a selection border around this user interface. If a selected component has this rule set, you can assume that the component implements IComponent and that it is associated with a corresponding designer instance. 

These identifiers indicate whether a component has some form of visible user interface and whether the user can take actions to move or alter the size of the component.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0