Screen.GetWorkingArea Method (Control)


Retrieves the working area for the display that contains the largest region of the specified control. The working area is the desktop area of the display, excluding taskbars, docked windows, and docked tool bars.

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

public static Rectangle GetWorkingArea(
	Control ctl


Type: System.Windows.Forms.Control

The Control for which to retrieve the working area.

Return Value

Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle

A Rectangle that specifies the working area. In multiple display environments where no display contains the specified control, the display closest to the control is returned.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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