SetClientSizeCore Method
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Control.SetClientSizeCore Method

Sets the size of the client area of the control.

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

Protected Overridable Sub SetClientSizeCore ( _
	x As Integer, _
	y As Integer _
Dim x As Integer
Dim y As Integer

Me.SetClientSizeCore(x, y)
protected void SetClientSizeCore (
	int x, 
	int y
protected function SetClientSizeCore (
	x : int, 
	y : int



The client area width, in pixels.


The client area height, in pixels.

The client area starts at the (0, 0) location and extends to the (x, y) location.

Typically, you should not set the ClientSize of the control.

Notes to Inheritors When overriding SetClientSizeCore in a derived class, be sure to call the base class's SetClientSizeCore method so that the ClientSize property is adjusted. For more information about drawing on controls, see Rendering a Windows Forms Control.

The following code example overrides the SetClientSizeCore method to ensure that the control remains square. This example requires that you have a class that is either directly or indirectly derived from the Control class.

Protected Overrides Sub SetClientSizeCore(x As Integer, y As Integer)
   ' Keep the client size square.
   If x > y Then
      MyBase.SetClientSizeCore(x, x)
      MyBase.SetClientSizeCore(y, y)
   End If
End Sub

protected void SetClientSizeCore(int x, int y)
    // Keep the client size square.
    if (x > y) {
        super.SetClientSizeCore(x, x);
    else {
        super.SetClientSizeCore(y, y);
} //SetClientSizeCore

Windows 98, Windows 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 .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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