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ControlPaint.DrawGrabHandle Method

Draws a standard selection grab handle glyph on the specified graphics surface, within the specified bounds, and in the specified state and style.

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

public static void DrawGrabHandle (
	Graphics graphics,
	Rectangle rectangle,
	bool primary,
	bool enabled
public static void DrawGrabHandle (
	Graphics graphics, 
	Rectangle rectangle, 
	boolean primary, 
	boolean enabled
public static function DrawGrabHandle (
	graphics : Graphics, 
	rectangle : Rectangle, 
	primary : boolean, 
	enabled : boolean
Not applicable.



The Graphics to draw on.


The Rectangle that represents the dimensions of the grab handle glyph.


true to draw the handle as a primary grab handle; otherwise, false.


true to draw the handle in an enabled state; otherwise, false.

Grab handles are used by objects to indicate to the user that the user can directly manipulate the object. The manipulation can consist of actions such as sizing and moving.

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, 1.1, 1.0