UserPreferenceCategory Enumeration

UserPreferenceCategory Enumeration

 

Defines identifiers that represent categories of user preferences.

Namespace:   Microsoft.Win32
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public enum UserPreferenceCategory

Member nameDescription
Accessibility

Indicates user preferences associated with accessibility features of the system for users with disabilities.

Color

Indicates user preferences associated with system colors. This category includes such as the default color of windows or menus.

Desktop

Indicates user preferences associated with the system desktop. This category includes the background image or background image layout of the desktop.

General

Indicates user preferences that are not associated with any other category.

Icon

Indicates user preferences for icon settings, including icon height and spacing.

Keyboard

Indicates user preferences for keyboard settings, such as the key down repeat rate and delay.

Locale

Indicates changes in user preferences for regional settings, such as the character encoding and culture strings.

Menu

Indicates user preferences for menu settings, such as menu delays and text alignment.

Mouse

Indicates user preferences for mouse settings, such as double-click time and mouse sensitivity.

Policy

Indicates user preferences for policy settings, such as user rights and access levels.

Power

Indicates the user preferences for system power settings. This category includes power feature settings, such as the idle time before the system automatically enters low power mode.

Screensaver

Indicates user preferences associated with the screensaver.

VisualStyle

Indicates user preferences associated with visual styles, such as enabling or disabling visual styles and switching from one visual style to another.

Window

Indicates user preferences associated with the dimensions and characteristics of windows on the system.

UserPreferenceCategory provides identifiers that can represent a category of user preferences.

Some of the user preferences in these categories can be changed using the Windows Control Panel, the Computer Management console, or programatically using an appropriate API.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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