TableLayoutPanel.GetPositionFromControl Method

Gets the TableLayoutPanelCellPosition that represents the row and the column of the cell that contains the control.

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

public TableLayoutPanelCellPosition GetPositionFromControl(
	Control control
)

Parameters

control
Type: System.Windows.Forms.Control

A control contained within a cell.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.TableLayoutPanelCellPosition
A TableLayoutPanelCellPosition that represents the cell position.

The GetPositionFromControl method returns the actual current position of control, even if its position is determined by the LayoutEngine. This method takes into account the entire TableLayoutPanel control state, including column or row spanning and when the LayoutEngine has placed a control with its Column and Row properties set to -1. This is equivalent to the situation in which GetColumn and GetRow return -1.

.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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