Window.WindowState Property


Gets or sets a value that indicates whether a window is restored, minimized, or maximized.

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

public WindowState WindowState { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.WindowState

A WindowState that determines whether a window is restored, minimized, or maximized. The default is Normal (restored).

Before a window is minimized or maximized, its size and location are stored in RestoreBounds. When a window is subsequently restored, its size and location values are restored with the values from RestoreBounds.

When the WindowState property is changed, StateChanged is raised.


You cannot set or get this property when a window is hosted in a browser.

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.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
Available since 4.0
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