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Control Constructor (Control, String)

Initializes a new instance of the Control class as a child control, with specific text.

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

public Control (
	Control parent,
	string text
public Control (
	Control parent, 
	String text
public function Control (
	parent : Control, 
	text : String



The Control to be the parent of the control.


The text displayed by the control.

The Control class is the base class for all controls used in a Windows Forms application. Because this class is not typically used to create an instance of the class, this constructor is typically not called directly but is instead called by a derived class.

This version of the Control constructor sets the initial Text property value to the text parameter value. The constructor also adds the control to the parent control's Control.ControlCollection.

Windows 98, Windows 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 .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0