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ComboBox.ItemHeight Property

Gets or sets the height of an item in the combo box.

[Visual Basic]
Public Property ItemHeight As Integer
public int ItemHeight {get; set;}
public: __property int get_ItemHeight();
public: __property void set_ItemHeight(int);
public function get ItemHeight() : int;
public function set ItemHeight(int);

Property Value

The height, in pixels, of an item in the combo box.


Exception Type Condition
ArgumentException The item height value is less than zero.


When the DrawMode property is set to DrawMode.OwnerDrawFixed, all items have the same height. When the DrawMode property is set to DrawMode.OwnerDrawVariable, the ItemHeight property specifies the height of each item added to the ComboBox. Because each item in an owner-drawn list can have a different height, you can use the GetItemHeight method to get the height of a specific item in the ComboBox. If you use the ItemHeight property on a ComboBox with items of variable height, this property returns the height of the first item in the control.

For more information on specifying the height for items in an owner-drawn list, see MeasureItem event.


Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

See Also

ComboBox Class | ComboBox Members | System.Windows.Forms Namespace