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
      control.Select()
   End If
End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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