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)

Not applicable.

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.

The following code example demonstrates how to hide the size grip for a Form when the Form is not resizable.

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

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

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