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Splitter Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the Splitter class. Splitter has been replaced by SplitContainer, and is provided only for compatibility with previous versions.

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

public Splitter()

By default, the MinSize and MinExtra properties are set to 25. The Dock property is set to DockStyle.Left by default.

The following code example uses a Splitter control in combination with TreeView and ListView controls to create a window similar to Windows Explorer. To identify the TreeView and ListView controls, nodes and items are added to both controls. The example uses the MinExtra and MinSize properties of the Splitter to prevent the TreeView or ListView control from being sized too small or too large. This example requires that the method created in this example is defined within a Form and that the method is called from the constructor of the Form.

		private void CreateMySplitControls()
			// Create TreeView, ListView, and Splitter controls.
			TreeView treeView1 = new TreeView();
			ListView listView1 = new ListView();
			Splitter splitter1 = new Splitter();

			// Set the TreeView control to dock to the left side of the form.
			treeView1.Dock = DockStyle.Left;
			// Set the Splitter to dock to the left side of the TreeView control.
			splitter1.Dock = DockStyle.Left;
			// Set the minimum size the ListView control can be sized to.
			splitter1.MinExtra = 100;
			// Set the minimum size the TreeView control can be sized to.
			splitter1.MinSize = 75;
			// Set the ListView control to fill the remaining space on the form.
			listView1.Dock = DockStyle.Fill;
			// Add a TreeView and a ListView item to identify the controls on the form.
            treeView1.Nodes.Add("TreeView Node");
            listView1.Items.Add("ListView Item");

			// Add the controls in reverse order to the form to ensure proper location.
			this.Controls.AddRange(new Control[]{listView1, splitter1, treeView1});

.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.