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ToolBar.ButtonSize Property

Gets or sets the size of the buttons on the toolbar control.

[Visual Basic]
Public Property ButtonSize As Size
public Size ButtonSize {get; set;}
public: __property Size get_ButtonSize();
public: __property void set_ButtonSize(Size);
public function get ButtonSize() : Size;
public function set ButtonSize(Size);

Property Value

A Size object that represents the size of the ToolBarButton controls on the toolbar. The default size has a width of 24 pixels and a height of 22 pixels, or large enough to accommodate the Image and text, whichever is greater.


Exception Type Condition
ArgumentException The Width or Height property of the Size object is less than 0.


If the ButtonSize is not set, it is set to its default. Alternatively, a Size is computed to accommodate the largest Image and text assigned to the ToolBarButton controls.


[Visual Basic, C#, C++] The following example creates a ToolBar control, sets some of its common properties, and adds it to a Form. Delegates are also added to the ButtonClick and ButtonDropDown events. This example assumes a ToolBar named toolBar1 and an ImageList named imageList1 have been declared.

[Visual Basic] 
Private Sub AddToolBar()
   ' Add a toolbar and set some of its properties.
   toolBar1 = New ToolBar()
   toolBar1.Appearance = System.Windows.Forms.ToolBarAppearance.Flat
   toolBar1.BorderStyle = System.Windows.Forms.BorderStyle.None
   toolBar1.ButtonSize = New System.Drawing.Size(24, 24)
   toolBar1.Divider = True
   toolBar1.DropDownArrows = True
   toolBar1.ImageList = Me.imageList1
   toolBar1.ShowToolTips = True
   toolBar1.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(292, 25)
   toolBar1.TabIndex = 0
   toolBar1.TextAlign = System.Windows.Forms.ToolBarTextAlign.Right
   toolBar1.Wrappable = False

   ' Add handlers for the ButtonClick and ButtonDropDown events.
   AddHandler toolBar1.ButtonDropDown, AddressOf toolBar1_ButtonDropDown
   AddHandler toolBar1.ButtonClick, AddressOf toolBar1_ButtonClicked

   ' Add the toolbar to the form.
End Sub

private void AddToolBar()
   // Add a toolbar and set some of its properties.
   toolBar1 = new ToolBar();
   toolBar1.Appearance = System.Windows.Forms.ToolBarAppearance.Flat;
   toolBar1.BorderStyle = System.Windows.Forms.BorderStyle.None;
   toolBar1.ButtonSize = new System.Drawing.Size(24, 24);
   toolBar1.Divider = true;
   toolBar1.DropDownArrows = true;
   toolBar1.ImageList = this.imageList1;
   toolBar1.ShowToolTips = true;
   toolBar1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(292, 25);
   toolBar1.TabIndex = 0;
   toolBar1.TextAlign = System.Windows.Forms.ToolBarTextAlign.Right;
   toolBar1.Wrappable = false;
   // Add handlers for the ButtonClick and ButtonDropDown events.
   toolBar1.ButtonDropDown += 
     new ToolBarButtonClickEventHandler(toolBar1_ButtonDropDown);
   toolBar1.ButtonClick += 
     new ToolBarButtonClickEventHandler(toolBar1_ButtonClicked);

   // Add the toolbar to the form.

    void AddToolBar() {
        // Add a toolbar and set some of its properties.
        toolBar1 = new ToolBar();
        toolBar1->Appearance = System::Windows::Forms::ToolBarAppearance::Flat;
        toolBar1->BorderStyle = System::Windows::Forms::BorderStyle::None;
        toolBar1->ButtonSize = System::Drawing::Size(24, 24);
        toolBar1->Divider = true;
        toolBar1->DropDownArrows = true;
        toolBar1->ImageList = this->imageList1;
        toolBar1->ShowToolTips = true;
        toolBar1->Size = System::Drawing::Size(292, 25);
        toolBar1->TabIndex = 0;
        toolBar1->TextAlign = System::Windows::Forms::ToolBarTextAlign::Right;
        toolBar1->Wrappable = false;

        // Add handlers for the ButtonClick and ButtonDropDown events.
        toolBar1->ButtonDropDown += new ToolBarButtonClickEventHandler(this, &MyToolBar::toolBar1_ButtonDropDown);
        toolBar1->ButtonClick += new ToolBarButtonClickEventHandler(this, &MyToolBar::toolBar1_ButtonClicked);

        // Add the toolbar to the form.

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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

ToolBar Class | ToolBar Members | System.Windows.Forms Namespace | Size | ToolBarButton