Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)
Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)
Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)
Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)
The following example illustrates a customized TreeView. By inheriting the TreeView class, this custom version has all the functionality of a normal TreeView. Changing various property values in the constructor provides a unique appearance. Because the ShowPlusMinus property is set to false, the customized control also overrides the OnAfterSelect method so nodes can be expanded and collapsed when they are clicked.
A control that is customized in this way can be used throughout an organization, making it easy to provide a consistent interface without requiring the control properties to be specified in each individual project.
Public Class CustomizedTreeView Inherits TreeView Public Sub New() ' Customize the TreeView control by setting various properties. BackColor = System.Drawing.Color.CadetBlue FullRowSelect = True HotTracking = True Indent = 34 ShowPlusMinus = False ' The ShowLines property must be false for the FullRowSelect ' property to work. ShowLines = False End Sub 'NewNew Protected Overrides Sub OnAfterSelect(ByVal e As TreeViewEventArgs) ' Confirm that the user initiated the selection. ' This prevents the first node from expanding when it is ' automatically selected during the initialization of ' the TreeView control. If e.Action <> TreeViewAction.Unknown Then If e.Node.IsExpanded Then e.Node.Collapse() Else e.Node.Expand() End If End If ' Remove the selection. This allows the same node to be ' clicked twice in succession to toggle the expansion state. SelectedNode = Nothing End Sub 'OnAfterSelect End Class 'CustomizedTreeView
Available since 1.1
Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.