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Form.ControlCollection Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the Form.ControlCollection class.

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

public ControlCollection(
	Form owner


Type: System.Windows.Forms.Form
The Form to contain the controls added to the control collection.

This constructor allows you to properly bind the control collection to the form to enable controls to be added to the form.


Because the control collection must be created with a specified form, you cannot create multiple collections of controls and interchange them with the form.

.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.