ListControl.FormattingEnabled Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether formatting is applied to the DisplayMember property of the ListControl.

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

public bool FormattingEnabled { get; set; }
/** @property */
public boolean get_FormattingEnabled ()

/** @property */
public void set_FormattingEnabled (boolean value)

public function get FormattingEnabled () : boolean

public function set FormattingEnabled (value : boolean)

Not applicable.

Property Value

true if formatting of the DisplayMember property is enabled; otherwise, false. The default is false.

Setting the FormattingEnabled property to true causes the Format event to be raised for each visible member of the ListControl.

SelectedIndex, SelectedValue, and FormattingEnabled are related as follows:

  • If FormattingEnabled is false, SelectedIndex will not be set to -1 when SelectedValue is blank.

  • If FormattingEnabled is true, SelectedIndex will be set to -1 when SelectedValue is blank.

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

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