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PrintPreviewDialog.AutoScale Property

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the form adjusts its size to fit the height of the font used on the form and scales its controls.

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

[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
public bool AutoScale { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the form will automatically scale itself and its controls based on the current font assigned to the form; otherwise, false. The default is true.

You can use this property to allow your form and its controls to automatically adjust based on changes in the font. This can be useful in applications where the font might increase or decrease based on the language specified for use by Windows.

To obtain the size the form will auto scale to, use the AutoScaleBaseSize property. If you want to determine the size the form will auto scale to based on a specific font, use the GetAutoScaleSize method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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