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Form.SizeGripStyle Property

Gets or sets the style of the size grip to display in the lower-right corner of the form.

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

public SizeGripStyle SizeGripStyle { get; set; }
/** @property */
public SizeGripStyle get_SizeGripStyle ()

/** @property */
public void set_SizeGripStyle (SizeGripStyle value)

public function get SizeGripStyle () : SizeGripStyle

public function set SizeGripStyle (value : SizeGripStyle)

Property Value

A SizeGripStyle that represents the style of the size grip to display. The default is SizeGripStyle.Auto

Exception typeCondition


The value specified is outside the range of valid values.

This property enables you to determine when the sizing grip is displayed on the form. You can set this property to display the sizing grip or have it automatically displayed based on the setting of the FormBorderStyle property.

private void ShowMyDialogBox()
    Form myForm = new Form();
    myForm.Text = "My Form";
    myForm.FormBorderStyle = FormBorderStyle.FixedDialog;
    // Display the form with no grip since form is not resizable.
    myForm.SizeGripStyle = SizeGripStyle.Hide;

    myForm.MinimizeBox = false;
    myForm.MaximizeBox = false;

private void ShowMyDialogBox()
    Form myForm = new Form();
    myForm.set_Text("My Form");
    myForm.SetBounds(20, 20, 300, 300);

    // Display the form with no grip since form is not resizable.
} //ShowMyDialogBox

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.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0