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VisualStyleRenderer.GetString Method

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

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

public string GetString(
	StringProperty prop


Type: System.Windows.Forms.VisualStyles.StringProperty

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

Return Value

Type: System.String
A String that contains the value of the property specified by the prop parameter for the current visual style element.


prop is not one of the StringProperty values.

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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