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 Sub SetBounds (
	x As Integer,
	y As Integer,
	width As Integer,
	height As Integer,
	specified As BoundsSpecified
)

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 Sub MyForm_Layout(ByVal sender As Object, _
    ByVal e As System.Windows.Forms.LayoutEventArgs) Handles MyBase.Layout

    ' Center the Form on the user's screen everytime it requires a Layout.
    Me.SetBounds((System.Windows.Forms.Screen.GetBounds(Me).Width / 2) - (Me.Width / 2), _
        (System.Windows.Forms.Screen.GetBounds(Me).Height / 2) - (Me.Height / 2), _
        Me.Width, Me.Height, System.Windows.Forms.BoundsSpecified.Location)
End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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