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SystemInformation.WorkingArea Property

Gets the size, in pixels, of the working area.

[Visual Basic]
Public Shared ReadOnly Property WorkingArea As Rectangle
public static Rectangle WorkingArea {get;}
public: __property static Rectangle get_WorkingArea();
public static function get WorkingArea() : Rectangle;

Property Value

A Rectangle that represents the size of the working area in pixels.


Use WorkingArea to determine the bounds of the screen that can be used by applications. The working area is the portion of the screen not hidden by the operating system tray and other top-level windows that are docked to the Windows desktop.


Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

See Also

SystemInformation Class | SystemInformation Members | System.Windows.Forms Namespace | SystemInformation | Rectangle