FromControl Method

Screen.FromControl Method

Retrieves a Screen for the display that contains the largest portion of the specified control.

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

public static Screen FromControl(
	Control control


Type: System.Windows.Forms.Control
A Control for which to retrieve a Screen.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.Screen
A Screen for the display that contains the largest region of the specified control. In multiple display environments where no display contains the control, the display closest to the specified control is returned.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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.

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