VisualStyleRenderer.GetMargins Method (IDeviceContext, MarginProperty)


Returns the value of the specified margins property for the current visual style element.

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

Public Function GetMargins (
	dc As IDeviceContext,
	prop As MarginProperty
) As Padding


Type: System.Drawing.IDeviceContext

The IDeviceContext this operation will use.

Type: System.Windows.Forms.VisualStyles.MarginProperty

One of the MarginProperty values that specifies which property value to retrieve for the current visual style element.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.Padding

A Padding that contains the value of the property specified by the prop parameter for the current visual style element.

Exception Condition

dc is null.


prop is not one of the MarginProperty values.

Visual styles use a set of margin values to describe some properties of the elements defined by a style. These properties are encapsulated by the MarginProperty values.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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