Control.ScaleControl Method

Scales a control's location, size, padding and margin.

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

Protected Overridable Sub ScaleControl ( _
	factor As SizeF, _
	specified As BoundsSpecified _
Dim factor As SizeF
Dim specified As BoundsSpecified

Me.ScaleControl(factor, specified)
protected void ScaleControl (
	SizeF factor, 
	BoundsSpecified specified
protected function ScaleControl (
	factor : SizeF, 
	specified : BoundsSpecified
Not applicable.



The factor by which the height and width of the control will be scaled.


A BoundsSpecified value that specifies the bounds of the control to use when defining its size and position.

If the control is top level, this will not scale the control's location. This does not scale children or the size of automatically sized controls. You can omit scaling in any direction by changing the value of the specified parameter.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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