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Form.MaximizedBounds Property

Gets and sets the size of the form when it is maximized.

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

protected Rectangle MaximizedBounds { get; set; }
/** @property */
protected Rectangle get_MaximizedBounds ()

/** @property */
protected void set_MaximizedBounds (Rectangle value)

protected function get MaximizedBounds () : Rectangle

protected function set MaximizedBounds (value : Rectangle)

Not applicable.

Property Value

A Rectangle that represents the bounds of the form when it is maximized.

Exception typeCondition


The value of the Top property is greater than the height of the form.


The value of the Left property is greater than the width of the form.

Notes to Inheritors: Classes that inherit from Form can override this method to provide new bounds for the form when it is maximized. The class sets this property internally when the form's Maximize button is clicked.

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