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LayoutEventArgs.AffectedComponent Property

Gets the Component affected by the layout change.

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

public IComponent AffectedComponent { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.ComponentModel.IComponent
An IComponent representing the Component affected by the layout change.

The following code example demonstrates the use of this member. In the example, an event handler reports on the occurrence of the Control.Layout event. This report helps you to learn when the event occurs and can assist you in debugging. To report on multiple events or on events that occur frequently, consider replacing MessageBox.Show with Console.WriteLine or appending the message to a multiline TextBox.

To run the example code, paste it into a project that contains an instance of a type that inherits from Control, such as a Button or ComboBox. Then name the instance Control1 and ensure that the event handler is associated with the Control.Layout event.

private void Control1_Layout(Object sender, LayoutEventArgs e) {

System.Text.StringBuilder messageBoxCS = new System.Text.StringBuilder();
messageBoxCS.AppendFormat("{0} = {1}", "AffectedComponent", e.AffectedComponent );
messageBoxCS.AppendFormat("{0} = {1}", "AffectedControl", e.AffectedControl );
messageBoxCS.AppendFormat("{0} = {1}", "AffectedProperty", e.AffectedProperty );
MessageBox.Show(messageBoxCS.ToString(), "Layout Event" );

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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.