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Control.OnMouseDown Method

Raises the MouseDown event.

[Visual Basic]
Protected Overridable Sub OnMouseDown( _
   ByVal e As MouseEventArgs _
protected virtual void OnMouseDown(
 MouseEventArgs e
protected: virtual void OnMouseDown(
 MouseEventArgs* e
protected function OnMouseDown(
   e : MouseEventArgs


A MouseEventArgs that contains the event data.


Raising an event invokes the event handler through a delegate. For more information, see Raising an Event.

The OnMouseDown method also allows derived classes to handle the event without attaching a delegate. This is the preferred technique for handling the event in a derived class.

Notes to Inheritors:  When overriding OnMouseDown in a derived class, be sure to call the base class's OnMouseDown method so that registered delegates receive the event.


Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, .NET Compact Framework

See Also

Control Class | Control Members | System.Windows.Forms Namespace | MouseDown