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Control.OnMouseHover Method

Raises the MouseHover event.

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

'Declaration
Protected Overridable Sub OnMouseHover ( _
	e As EventArgs _
)

Parameters

e
Type: System.EventArgs
An EventArgs that contains the event data.

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

The OnMouseHover 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 OnMouseHover in a derived class, be sure to call the base class's OnMouseHover method so that registered delegates receive the event.

The following code example demonstrates how to override the OnMouseHover and OnMouseMove methods in a derived class. To run the example, paste the following code in a new form and paste this class, forming the same file, after the form. Add a button of type FunButton to the form.


Public Class FunButton
    Inherits Button

    Protected Overrides Sub OnMouseHover(ByVal e As System.EventArgs)

        ' Get the font size in Points, add one to the
        ' size, and reset the button's font to the larger
        ' size.
        Dim fontSize As Single = Font.SizeInPoints
        fontSize += 1
        Dim buttonSize As System.Drawing.Size = Size
        Me.Font = New System.Drawing.Font _
            (Font.FontFamily, fontSize, Font.Style)

        ' Increase the size width and height of the button 
        ' by 5 points each.
        Size = New System.Drawing.Size _
            (Size.Width + 5, Size.Height + 5)

        ' Call myBase.OnMouseHover to activate the delegate.
        MyBase.OnMouseHover(e)
    End Sub

    Protected Overrides Sub OnMouseMove(ByVal e As MouseEventArgs)

        ' Make the cursor the Hand cursor when the mouse moves 
        ' over the button.
        Cursor = Cursors.Hand

        ' Call MyBase.OnMouseMove to activate the delegate.
        MyBase.OnMouseMove(e)
    End Sub


.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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