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ScaleMode Enumeration

Provides constants for compatibility with the ScaleMode constants in Visual Basic 6.0.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic.Compatibility.VB6
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic.Compatibility (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.Compatibility.dll)

public enum class ScaleMode

Member nameDescription
PointsEquivalent to the Visual Basic 6.0 constant vbPoints.
CharactersEquivalent to the Visual Basic 6.0 constant vbCharacters.
InchesEquivalent to the Visual Basic 6.0 constant vbInches.
MillimetersEquivalent to the Visual Basic 6.0 constant vbMillimeters.
CentimetersEquivalent to the Visual Basic 6.0 constant vbCentimeters.
HimetricEquivalent to the Visual Basic 6.0 constant vbHimetric.

In Visual Basic 6.0, ScaleMode constants were used to represent various units of measurement for the ScaleMode property. In Visual Basic 2008, the ScaleMode property is no longer supported, and these constants are no longer necessary. These constants enable code that has been upgraded from Visual Basic 6.0 to continue to run without additional modification.


Functions and objects in the Microsoft.VisualBasic.Compatibility.VB6 namespace are provided for use by the tools for upgrading from Visual Basic 6.0 to Visual Basic 2008. In most cases, these functions and objects duplicate functionality that you can find in other namespaces in the .NET Framework. They are necessary only when the Visual Basic 6.0 code model differs significantly from the .NET Framework implementation.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0