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LinkLabel.PointInLink Method

Gets the link located at the specified client coordinates.

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

protected LinkLabel.Link PointInLink(
	int x,
	int y


Type: System.Int32

The horizontal coordinate of the point to search for a link.

Type: System.Int32

The vertical coordinate of the point to search for a link.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.LinkLabel.Link
A LinkLabel.Link representing the link located at the specified coordinates. If the point does not contain a link, null is returned.

This method enables you to determine whether a link is located at a specific point within a LinkLabel control. You can use this method in an event handler for the MouseEnter event of the control to determine whether the mouse pointer is hovering over a link in the control. Once you have determined that the mouse pointer is over a link, you can then display additional information about the link to the user through StatusBar text or a ToolTip.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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