GetPositionFromControl Method

TableLayoutPanel.GetPositionFromControl Method

Gets the TableLayoutPanelCellPosition that represents the row and the column of the cell that contains the control.

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

public TableLayoutPanelCellPosition GetPositionFromControl(
	Control control


Type: System.Windows.Forms.Control

A control contained within a cell.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.TableLayoutPanelCellPosition
A TableLayoutPanelCellPosition that represents the cell position.

The GetPositionFromControl method returns the actual current position of control, even if its position is determined by the LayoutEngine. This method takes into account the entire TableLayoutPanel control state, including column or row spanning and when the LayoutEngine has placed a control with its Column and Row properties set to -1. This is equivalent to the situation in which GetColumn and GetRow return -1.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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