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ListBox.GetItemRectangle Method

Returns the bounding rectangle for an item in the ListBox.

[Visual Basic]
Public Function GetItemRectangle( _
   ByVal index As Integer _
) As Rectangle
public Rectangle GetItemRectangle(
 int index
public: Rectangle GetItemRectangle(
 int index
public function GetItemRectangle(
   index : int
) : Rectangle;


The zero-based index of item whose bounding rectangle you want to return.

Return Value

A Rectangle that represents the bounding rectangle for the specified item.


Exception Type Condition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException The index parameter is less than zero or greater than or equal to the value of the Count property of the ListBox.ObjectCollection class.


If the item specified in the index parameter is not visible, the rectangle returned by this method will be outside the visible portion of the control. You can use this method to determine the size and position of an item within the list. To get the height of an item, especially a variable-height owner drawn list item, you can use the GetItemHeight method.


Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

See Also

ListBox Class | ListBox Members | System.Windows.Forms Namespace