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Control.FindForm Method

Retrieves the form that the control is on.

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

[<UIPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.Demand, Window = UIPermissionWindow.AllWindows)>]
member FindForm : unit -> Form

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.Form
The Form that the control is on.

The control's Parent property value might not be the same as the Form returned by FindForm method. For example, if a RadioButton control is contained within a GroupBox control, and the GroupBox is on a Form, the RadioButton control's Parent is the GroupBox and the GroupBox control's Parent is the Form.

The following code example finds the form that contains the specified button.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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