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SetBounds Method (Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, BoundsSpecified)

Control.SetBounds Method (Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, BoundsSpecified)

Sets the specified bounds of the control to the specified location and size.

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

public void SetBounds(
	int x,
	int y,
	int width,
	int height,
	BoundsSpecified specified
)

Parameters

x
Type: System.Int32

The new Left property value of the control.

y
Type: System.Int32

The new Top property value of the control.

width
Type: System.Int32

The new Width property value of the control.

height
Type: System.Int32

The new Height property value of the control.

specified
Type: System.Windows.Forms.BoundsSpecified

A bitwise combination of the BoundsSpecified values. For any parameter not specified, the current value will be used.

The following code example centers a Form on the screen in the Layout event. This will keep the form centered as the user resizes it. This example requires that you have created a Form control.

   private void MyForm_Layout(object sender, System.Windows.Forms.LayoutEventArgs e)
   {
      // Center the Form on the user's screen everytime it requires a Layout. 
      this.SetBounds((Screen.GetBounds(this).Width/2) - (this.Width/2),
          (Screen.GetBounds(this).Height/2) - (this.Height/2),
		  this.Width, this.Height, BoundsSpecified.Location);	
   }

.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
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