This documentation is archived and is not being maintained.

ErrorProvider.Icon Property

Gets or sets the Icon that is displayed next to a control when an error description string has been set for the control.

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

public Icon Icon { get; set; }
/** @property */
public Icon get_Icon ()

/** @property */
public void set_Icon (Icon value)

public function get Icon () : Icon

public function set Icon (value : Icon)

Not applicable.

Property Value

An Icon that signals an error has occurred. The default icon consists of an exclamation point in a circle with a red background.

Exception typeCondition


The assigned value of the Icon is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

For best results, use an icon of the size 16 x 16 pixels. Specified icons are resized to be 16 x 16 pixels, if necessary.

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