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ParentControlDesigner.GridSize Property

Gets or sets the size of each square of the grid that is drawn when the designer is in grid draw mode.

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

protected Size GridSize { get; set; }
/** @property */
protected Size get_GridSize ()

/** @property */
protected void set_GridSize (Size value)

protected function get GridSize () : Size

protected function set GridSize (value : Size)

Not applicable.

Property Value

A Size that represents the size of each square of the grid drawn on a form or user control.

Exception typeCondition


Size is outside the allowed range for GridSize. The default minimum value is 2, and the default maximum value is 200.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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