Screen.GetWorkingArea Method (Point)
Retrieves the working area closest to the specified point. The working area is the desktop area of the display, excluding taskbars, docked windows, and docked tool bars.
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)
The following code example demonstrates the use of PrimaryScreen property and the method. This method requires a form containing a button named Button1
' This method will adjust the size of the form to utilize ' the working area of the screen. Private Sub Button1_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, _ ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click ' Retrieve the working rectangle from the Screen class ' using the PrimaryScreen and the WorkingArea properties. Dim workingRectangle As System.Drawing.Rectangle = _ Screen.PrimaryScreen.WorkingArea ' Set the size of the form slightly less than size of ' working rectangle. Me.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(workingRectangle.Width - 10, _ workingRectangle.Height - 10) ' Set the location so the entire form is visible. Me.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(5, 5) End Sub
Available since 1.1