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SplitContainer.Panel2 Property

Gets the right or bottom panel of the SplitContainer, depending on Orientation.

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

public SplitterPanel Panel2 { get; }
/** @property */
public SplitterPanel get_Panel2 ()

public function get Panel2 () : SplitterPanel

Not applicable.

Property Value

If Orientation is Vertical, the right panel of the SplitContainer. If Orientation is Horizontal, the bottom panel of the SplitContainer.

Use the Panel2 property to configure the right panel of a vertical SplitContainer or the bottom panel of a horizontal SplitContainer. For example, you can specify the minimum size of the panel by changing the value of the Panel2MinSize property, set the FixedPanel property to Panel2 so that the panel remains the same size when the container is resized, or you can get or set the panel's BackgroundImage and BackgroundImageLayout properties.

You cannot remove Panel2 from the SplitContainer.


If Panel1 or Panel2 contains no control that can receive the focus, the focus remains on the splitter when it is clicked. To change the focus to Panel1 or Panel2, set the TabIndex property of Panel2 to 0 and the TabIndex property of Panel1 to 1.

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0