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GetChildAtPoint Method (Point)
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Control.GetChildAtPoint Method (Point)

Retrieves the child control that is located at the specified coordinates.

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

public Control GetChildAtPoint(
	Point pt
)

Parameters

pt
Type: System.Drawing.Point

A Point that contains the coordinates where you want to look for a control. Coordinates are expressed relative to the upper-left corner of the control's client area.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.Control
A Control that represents the control that is located at the specified point.

If there is no child control at the specified point, the GetChildAtPoint method returns null.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

  • UIPermission 

    for all windows to call this method if the control returned is not a child of the control. Associated enumeration: AllWindows value of UIPermissionWindow.

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