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TextBoxBase.PreferredHeight Property

Gets the preferred height for a text box.

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

[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
public int PreferredHeight { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The preferred height of a text box.

The size returned by this property is based on the font height and border style of the text box. You can use this property to determine the appropriate size of the text box to ensure that text is properly displayed in the control. The value returned by this property is in pixels.

The value of PreferredHeight represents the minimum height the text box must have in order to display text without clipping the text. This value is the same whether the Multiline property is set to true or false.

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, 1.1, 1.0
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