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ScrollBarRenderer.IsSupported Property

Gets a value indicating whether the ScrollBarRenderer class can be used to draw a scroll bar with visual styles.

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

public static bool IsSupported { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the user has enabled visual styles in the operating system and visual styles are applied to the client areas of application windows; otherwise, false.

If this property is false, the methods of this class will throw an InvalidOperationException.

The following code example uses the IsSupported property to determine whether to use the ScrollBarRenderer methods. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the ScrollBarRenderer class.


// Draw the scroll bar in its normal state.
protected override void OnPaint(PaintEventArgs e)
{
    base.OnPaint(e);

    // Visual styles are not enabled.
    if (!ScrollBarRenderer.IsSupported)
    {
        this.Parent.Text = "CustomScrollBar Disabled";
        return;
    }

    this.Parent.Text = "CustomScrollBar Enabled";

    // Draw the scroll bar track.
    ScrollBarRenderer.DrawRightHorizontalTrack(e.Graphics,
        ClientRectangle, ScrollBarState.Normal);

    // Draw the thumb and thumb grip in the current state.
    ScrollBarRenderer.DrawHorizontalThumb(e.Graphics,
        thumbRectangle, thumbState);
    ScrollBarRenderer.DrawHorizontalThumbGrip(e.Graphics,
        thumbRectangle, thumbState);

    // Draw the scroll arrows in the current state.
    ScrollBarRenderer.DrawArrowButton(e.Graphics,
            leftArrowRectangle, leftButtonState);
    ScrollBarRenderer.DrawArrowButton(e.Graphics,
            rightArrowRectangle, rightButtonState);

    // Draw a highlighted rectangle in the left side of the scroll 
    // bar track if the user has clicked between the left arrow 
    // and thumb.
    if (leftBarClicked)
    {
        clickedBarRectangle.X = thumbLeftLimit;
        clickedBarRectangle.Width = thumbRectangle.X - thumbLeftLimit;
        ScrollBarRenderer.DrawLeftHorizontalTrack(e.Graphics,
            clickedBarRectangle, ScrollBarState.Pressed);
    }

    // Draw a highlighted rectangle in the right side of the scroll 
    // bar track if the user has clicked between the right arrow 
    // and thumb.
    else if (rightBarClicked)
    {
        clickedBarRectangle.X =
            thumbRectangle.X + thumbRectangle.Width;
        clickedBarRectangle.Width =
            thumbRightLimitRight - clickedBarRectangle.X;
        ScrollBarRenderer.DrawRightHorizontalTrack(e.Graphics,
            clickedBarRectangle, ScrollBarState.Pressed);
    }
}


.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.

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