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ScrollBars Enumeration

Specifies which scroll bars will be visible on a control.

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

Public Enumeration ScrollBars

Member nameDescription
BothBoth horizontal and vertical scroll bars are shown.
HorizontalOnly horizontal scroll bars are shown.
NoneNo scroll bars are shown.
VerticalOnly vertical scroll bars are shown.

This enumeration is used by TextBox.ScrollBars.

Not all controls support scroll bars. Use this enumeration to specify which scroll bars will be visible on a control, either under some or all circumstances.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the ScrollBars enumeration.To run the example, paste the following code in a form. Call the SetFourDifferentScrollBars method in the form's constructor or Load event-handling method.

' Declare four textboxes. 
Friend WithEvents vertical As System.Windows.Forms.TextBox
Friend WithEvents horizontal As System.Windows.Forms.TextBox
Friend WithEvents both As System.Windows.Forms.TextBox
Friend WithEvents none As System.Windows.Forms.TextBox

Private Sub SetFourDifferentScrollBars()

    Me.vertical = New System.Windows.Forms.TextBox
    Me.horizontal = New System.Windows.Forms.TextBox
    Me.both = New System.Windows.Forms.TextBox
    Me.none = New System.Windows.Forms.TextBox

    ' Create a string for the Text property. 
    Dim startString As String = _
        "The scroll bar style for my textbox is: " 

    ' Set the location of the four textboxes.
    horizontal.Location = New Point(10, 10)
    vertical.Location = New Point(10, 70)
    none.Location = New Point(10, 170)
    both.Location = New Point(10, 110)

    ' For horizonal scroll bars, the Multiline property must 
    ' be true and the WordWrap property must be false. 
    ' Increase the size of the Height property to ensure the  
    ' scroll bar is visible.
    horizontal.ScrollBars = ScrollBars.Horizontal
    horizontal.Multiline = True
    horizontal.WordWrap = False
    horizontal.Height = 40
    horizontal.Text = startString & ScrollBars.Horizontal.ToString()

    ' For the vertical scroll bar, Multiline must be true.
    vertical.ScrollBars = ScrollBars.Vertical
    vertical.Multiline = True
    vertical.Text = startString & ScrollBars.Vertical.ToString()

    ' For both scroll bars, the Multiline property  
    ' must be true, and the WordWrap property must be false. 
    ' Increase the size of the Height property to ensure the  
    ' scroll bar is visible.
    both.ScrollBars = ScrollBars.Both
    both.Multiline = True
    both.WordWrap = False
    both.Height = 40
    both.AcceptsReturn = True
    both.Text = startString & ScrollBars.Both.ToString()

    ' The none scroll bar does not require specific  
    ' property settings.
    none.ScrollBars = ScrollBars.None
    none.Text = startString & ScrollBars.None.ToString()

    ' Add the textboxes to the form. 

End Sub

.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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