TrackBarRenderer.IsSupported Property

Gets a value indicating whether the TrackBarRenderer class can be used to draw a track bar with visual styles.

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

public static bool IsSupported { get; }
/** @property */
public static boolean get_IsSupported ()

public static function get IsSupported () : boolean

Not applicable.

Property Value

true if the user has enabled visual styles in the operating system and visual styles are applied to the client area of application windows; otherwise, false.

If this property is false, the methods of this class will throw an InvalidOperationException.

The following code example uses the IsSupported property to determine whether to use the TrackBarRenderer methods. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the TrackBarRenderer class.

// Draw the track bar.
protected override void OnPaint(PaintEventArgs e)
    if (!TrackBarRenderer.IsSupported)
        this.Parent.Text = "CustomTrackBar Disabled";

    this.Parent.Text = "CustomTrackBar Enabled";
        thumbRectangle, thumbState);
        ticksRectangle, numberTicks, EdgeStyle.Raised);

// Determine whether the user has clicked the track bar thumb.
protected override void OnMouseDown(MouseEventArgs e)
    if (!TrackBarRenderer.IsSupported)

    if (this.thumbRectangle.Contains(e.Location))
        thumbClicked = true;
        thumbState = TrackBarThumbState.Pressed;


Windows 98, Windows Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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