ParentControlDesigner.CreateTool Method (ToolboxItem, Rectangle)


Creates a component or control from the specified tool and adds it to the current design document within the bounds of the specified rectangle.

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

protected void CreateTool(
	ToolboxItem tool,
	Rectangle bounds


Type: System.Drawing.Design.ToolboxItem

The ToolboxItem to create a component from.

Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle

A Rectangle indicating the location and size for the component created from the tool. The X and Y values of the Rectangle indicate the design-time view screen coordinates of the upper-left corner of the component.

The new component or control is positioned with its upper left corner at the location specified by the X and Y values of the bounds parameter. The size of the new component or control will be set to the values specified by the Height and Width properties of the bounds parameter.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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