CanSelect Property
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Control.CanSelect Property

Gets a value indicating whether the control can be selected.

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

<BrowsableAttribute(False)> _
Public ReadOnly Property CanSelect As Boolean

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the control can be selected; otherwise, false.

This property returns true if the Selectable value of System.Windows.Forms.ControlStyles is set to true, is contained in another control, the control itself is visible and enabled, and all its parent controls are visible and enabled.

The Windows Forms controls in the following list are not selectable and will return a value of false for the CanSelect property. Controls derived from these controls are also not selectable.

The following code example selects the specified Control, if it is selectable.

Public Sub ControlSelect(control As Control)
   ' Select the control, if it can be selected.
   If control.CanSelect Then
   End If
End Sub

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

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