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GetIconPadding Method

ErrorProvider.GetIconPadding Method

Returns the amount of extra space to leave next to the error icon.

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

public int GetIconPadding(
	Control control
)

Parameters

control
Type: System.Windows.Forms.Control
The control to get the padding for.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The number of pixels to leave between the icon and the control.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

control is null.

Many icons typically have extra space around their central images, so the padding value is only necessary if additional space is necessary. Padding values can be positive or negative. Negative values cause the icon to overlap the edge of the control. The default icon padding is 0.

.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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