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ToolStripItem.DisplayStyle Property

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

Gets or sets whether text and images are displayed on a ToolStripItem.

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

public virtual ToolStripItemDisplayStyle DisplayStyle { get; set; }
/** @property */
public ToolStripItemDisplayStyle get_DisplayStyle ()

/** @property */
public void set_DisplayStyle (ToolStripItemDisplayStyle value)

public function get DisplayStyle () : ToolStripItemDisplayStyle

public function set DisplayStyle (value : ToolStripItemDisplayStyle)

Property Value

One of the ToolStripItemDisplayStyle values. The default is ImageAndText .

The following code example demonstrates the Image, ImageAlign, DisplayStyle , and TextAlign properties for a ToolStripButton. This example is part of a larger example available in the ToolStripButton class overview.

this.toolStripButton1.Image = Bitmap.FromFile("c:\\NewItem.bmp");
this.toolStripButton1.DisplayStyle = System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripItemDisplayStyle.ImageAndText;
this.toolStripButton1.ImageAlign = System.Drawing.ContentAlignment.MiddleLeft;
this.toolStripButton1.Name = "toolStripButton1";
this.toolStripButton1.Text = "&New";
this.toolStripButton1.TextAlign = System.Drawing.ContentAlignment.MiddleRight;
this.toolStripButton1.Click += new System.EventHandler(this.toolStripButton1_Click);

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