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Form.ShowIcon Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets or sets a value indicating whether an icon is displayed in the caption bar of the form.

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

Public Property ShowIcon As Boolean
Dim instance As Form
Dim value As Boolean

value = instance.ShowIcon

instance.ShowIcon = value
/** @property */
public boolean get_ShowIcon ()

/** @property */
public void set_ShowIcon (boolean value)

public function get ShowIcon () : boolean

public function set ShowIcon (value : boolean)

Property Value

true if the form displays an icon in the caption bar; otherwise, false. The default is true.

The ShowIcon property contains a Boolean value that indicates whether the form's Icon is displayed in the caption bar of the form. If the ControlBox property is false, both the icon and control box will be suppressed.

If ShowIcon is false when the primary form is shown, a generic icon will be displayed in the taskbar button for the application.

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

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0