ToolStripRenderMode Enumeration
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ToolStripRenderMode Enumeration


Specifies the painting style applied to one ToolStrip contained in a form.

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

public enum ToolStripRenderMode

Member nameDescription

Indicates that the RenderMode is not determined by the ToolStripManager or the use of a ToolStripRenderer other than ToolStripProfessionalRenderer, ToolStripSystemRenderer


Indicates that the ToolStripManager.RenderMode or ToolStripManager.Renderer determines the painting style.


Indicates the use of a ToolStripProfessionalRenderer to paint.


Indicates the use of a ToolStripSystemRenderer to paint.

You cannot explicitly set the ToolStrip.RenderMode to Custom. However, the ToolStrip.RenderMode returns Custom when the ToolStrip.Renderer is set to an extension of the ToolStripRenderer class that is not ToolStripProfessionalRenderer or ToolStripSystemRenderer.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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