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IWin32Window.Handle Property

Gets the handle to the window represented by the implementer.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in system.windows.forms.dll)

IntPtr Handle { get; }
/** @property */
IntPtr get_Handle ()

function get Handle () : IntPtr

Not applicable.

Property Value

A handle to the window represented by the implementer.

Depending on the implementer, the value of the Handle property could change during the life of the window.

The following example sets the Text property of label1 to the current Handle of Form1. This example assumes that you have a Form called Form1 with a Label called label1 on it.

public Form1()
{
   InitializeComponent();

   this.label1.Text = this.Handle.ToString();
}


public Form1()
{
    InitializeComponent();
    this.label1.set_Text(this.get_Handle().ToString());
} //Form1

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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