.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5
Retrieves the form that the control is on.
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)
The following code example finds the form that contains the specified button.
' This example uses the Parent property and the Find method of Control to set ' properties on the parent control of a Button and its Form. The example assumes ' that a Button control named button1 is located within a GroupBox control. The ' example also assumes that the Click event of the Button control is connected to ' the event handler method defined in the example. Private Sub button1_Click(sender As Object, e As System.EventArgs) Handles button1.Click ' Get the control the Button control is located in. In this case a GroupBox. Dim control As Control = button1.Parent ' Set the text and backcolor of the parent control. control.Text = "My Groupbox" control.BackColor = Color.Blue ' Get the form that the Button control is contained within. Dim myForm As Form = button1.FindForm() ' Set the text and color of the form containing the Button. myForm.Text = "The Form of My Control" myForm.BackColor = Color.Red End Sub