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ToolStripStatusLabel.Spring Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the ToolStripStatusLabel automatically fills the available space on the StatusStrip as the form is resized.

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

public bool Spring { get; set; }
/** @property */
public boolean get_Spring ()

/** @property */
public void set_Spring (boolean value)

public function get Spring () : boolean

public function set Spring (value : boolean)

Property Value

true if the ToolStripStatusLabel automatically fills the available space on the StatusStrip as the form is resized; otherwise, false. The default is false.

Set the Spring property to true to enable the ToolStripStatusLabel to smoothly resize along with its container.

The following code example demonstrates the syntax for various ToolStripStatusLabel common properties, including the Spring property.

toolStripStatusLabel1.BorderSides = ((System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripStatusLabelBorderSides)((((System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripStatusLabelBorderSides.Left | System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripStatusLabelBorderSides.Top)
            | System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripStatusLabelBorderSides.Right)
            | System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripStatusLabelBorderSides.Bottom)));
toolStripStatusLabel1.BorderStyle = System.Windows.Forms.Border3DStyle.Raised;
toolStripStatusLabel1.IsLink = true;
toolStripStatusLabel1.Name = "toolStripStatusLabel1";
toolStripStatusLabel1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(246, 20);
toolStripStatusLabel1.Spring = true;
toolStripStatusLabel1.Text = "toolStripStatusLabel1";
toolStripStatusLabel1.Alignment = ToolStripItemAlignment.Left;

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0