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Control.ControlCollection.SetChildIndex Method

Sets the index of the specified child control in the collection to the specified index value.

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

public virtual void SetChildIndex(
	Control child,
	int newIndex
)

Parameters

child
Type: System.Windows.Forms.Control
The child Control to search for.
newIndex
Type: System.Int32
The new index value of the control.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The child control is not in the Control.ControlCollection.

When SetChildIndex is called, the Control referred to by the child parameter is moved to the position specified by newIndex and the other Control references in the Control.ControlCollection are reordered to accommodate the move. The control with an index value of zero is at the top of the z-order, and higher numbers are closer to the bottom.

.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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