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


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.


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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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