TileControl Properties

The control that manages Windows UI-inspired tiles. Using this component, you can create both static and animated live tiles in your applications.
Name Description
AccessibilityObject Gets the AccessibleObject assigned to the control. Inherited from Control.
AccessibleDefaultActionDescription Gets or sets the default action description of the control for use by accessibility client applications. Inherited from Control.
AccessibleDescription Gets or sets the description of the control used by accessibility client applications. Inherited from Control.
AccessibleName Gets or sets the name of the control used by accessibility client applications. Inherited from Control.
AccessibleRole Gets or sets the accessible role of the control. Inherited from Control.
AllowDisabledStateIndication Gets or sets whether the disabled state of the TileControl is indicated in a specific manner.
AllowDrag Gets or sets if a TileItems runtime dragging is enabled.
AllowDragTilesBetweenGroups Gets or sets whether drag-and-drop of tiles between groups is enabled.
AllowDrop Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control can accept data that the user drags onto it. Inherited from Control.
AllowGlyphSkinning Gets or sets whether glyphs in tiles should be painted using the tile foreground colors.
AllowGroupHighlighting Gets or sets whether TileGroups within the current TileControl are highlighted during TileItems drag-and-drop.
AllowHtmlText Gets or sets if HTML text formatting is enabled for all tile items within the current TileControl.
AllowItemContentAnimation This member supports the internal infrastructure, and is not intended to be used directly from your code.
AllowItemHover Gets or sets if the item hover feature is enabled.
AllowSelectedItem Gets or sets if TileItems within the current TileControl can be selected.
AllowSelectedItemBorder Gets or sets whether or not a selection border should be drawn around the currently selected tile.
AllowSmoothScrolling Gets or sets whether or not smooth pixel scrolling is enabled for this TileControl.
Anchor Gets or sets the edges of the container to which a control is bound and determines how a control is resized with its parent. Inherited from Control.
AnimateArrival Gets or sets whether this TileControl should play initial animation the first time it is displayed.
AppearanceGroupHighlighting Gets or sets an object that specifies appearance settings used to highlight TileGroups within the current TileControl.
AppearanceGroupText Provides access to appearance settings used to customize TileGroups' captions.
AppearanceItem Provides access to appearance settings applied to all tile items within the current TileControl.
AppearanceText Provides access to appearance settings used to paint the current TileControl caption.
AutoScrollOffset Gets or sets where this control is scrolled to in ScrollControlIntoView(Control). Inherited from Control.
AutoSelectFocusedItem This member supports the internal infrastructure, and is not intended to be used directly from your code.
AutoSize This property is not relevant for this class. Inherited from Control.
BackColor Gets or sets the background color for the control. Inherited from Control.
BackgroundImage Gets or sets the background image for this TileControl.
BackgroundImageLayout Gets or sets the background image layout as defined in the ImageLayout enumeration. Inherited from Control.
BindingContext Gets or sets the BindingContext for the control. Inherited from Control.
BorderStyle Gets or sets the style of the current TileControl's border.
Bottom Gets the distance, in pixels, between the bottom edge of the control and the top edge of its container's client area. Inherited from Control.
Bounds Gets or sets the size and location of the control including its nonclient elements, in pixels, relative to the parent control. Inherited from Control.
CanEnableIme protected Gets a value indicating whether the ImeMode property can be set to an active value, to enable IME support. Inherited from Control.
CanFocus Gets a value indicating whether the control can receive focus. Inherited from Control.
CanRaiseEvents protected Determines if events can be raised on the control. Inherited from Control.
CanSelect Gets a value indicating whether the control can be selected. Inherited from Control.
Capture Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control has captured the mouse. Inherited from Control.
CausesValidation Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control causes validation to be performed on any controls that require validation when it receives focus. Inherited from Control.
CheckForIllegalCrossThreadCalls static Gets or sets a value indicating whether to catch calls on the wrong thread that access a control's Handle property when an application is being debugged. Inherited from Control.
ClientRectangle Gets the rectangle that represents the client area of the control. Inherited from Control.
ClientSize Gets or sets the height and width of the client area of the control. Inherited from Control.
ColumnCount Gets or sets the maximum number of medium-sized tiles that can be placed simultaneously in a single row within a vertically oriented TileControl.
CompanyName Gets the name of the company or creator of the application containing the control. Inherited from Control.
Container Gets the IContainer that contains the Component. Inherited from Component.
ContainsFocus Gets a value indicating whether the control, or one of its child controls, currently has the input focus. Inherited from Control.
ContextButtonOptions Provides access to the settings applied to the context buttons displayed in the tiles, and panels containing these buttons.
ContextButtons Provides access to the collection of context buttons displayed in the tiles.
ContextMenu Gets or sets the shortcut menu associated with the control. Inherited from Control.
ContextMenuStrip Gets or sets the ContextMenuStrip associated with this control. Inherited from Control.
Controls Gets the collection of controls contained within the control. Inherited from Control.
Created Gets a value indicating whether the control has been created. Inherited from Control.
CreateParams protected Gets the required creation parameters when the control handle is created. Inherited from Control.
Cursor Gets or sets the cursor that is displayed when the mouse pointer is over the control. Inherited from Control.
DataBindings Gets the data bindings for the control. Inherited from Control.
DefaultBackColor static Gets the default background color of the control. Inherited from Control.
DefaultCursor protected Gets or sets the default cursor for the control. Inherited from Control.
DefaultFont static Gets the default font of the control. Inherited from Control.
DefaultForeColor static Gets the default foreground color of the control. Inherited from Control.
DefaultImeMode protected Gets the default Input Method Editor (IME) mode supported by the control. Inherited from Control.
DefaultItemPadding static Returns the default tile padding.
DefaultMargin protected Gets the space, in pixels, that is specified by default between controls. Inherited from Control.
DefaultMaximumSize protected Gets the length and height, in pixels, that is specified as the default maximum size of a control. Inherited from Control.
DefaultMinimumSize protected Gets the length and height, in pixels, that is specified as the default minimum size of a control. Inherited from Control.
DesignMode protected Gets a value that indicates whether the Component is currently in design mode. Inherited from Component.
DeviceDpi Gets the DPI value for the display device where the control is currently being displayed. Inherited from Control.
DisplayRectangle Gets the rectangle that represents the display area of the control. Inherited from Control.
Disposing Gets a value indicating whether the base Control class is in the process of disposing. Inherited from Control.
Dock Gets or sets which control borders are docked to its parent control and determines how a control is resized with its parent. Inherited from Control.
DoubleBuffered protected Gets or sets a value indicating whether this control should redraw its surface using a secondary buffer to reduce or prevent flicker. Inherited from Control.
DragSize Gets or sets the horizontal and vertical distance in pixels that an end-user must drag a TileItem before the drag operation starts.
Enabled Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control can respond to user interaction. Inherited from Control.
EnableItemDoubleClickEvent Gets or sets whether the TileControl.ItemDoubleClick event is raised.
Events protected Gets the list of event handlers that are attached to this Component. Inherited from Component.
Focused Gets a value indicating whether the control has input focus. Inherited from Control.
FocusRectColor Obsolete. This member supports the internal infrastructure, and is not intended to be used directly from your code.
Font Gets or sets font options for all TileItems within the current TileControl. This property is now obsolete. Use the TileControl.AppearanceItem property instead.
FontHeight protected Gets or sets the height of the font of the control. Inherited from Control.
ForeColor Gets or sets a color used to paint a TileItems' text content. This property is now obsolete. Use the TileControl.AppearanceItem property instead.
Groups Provides access to a collection of TileGroups used by the current TileControl.
Handle Gets the window handle that the control is bound to. Inherited from Control.
Handler Gets the object that controls drag-and-drop and mouse operations on the TileControl.
HasChildren Gets a value indicating whether the control contains one or more child controls. Inherited from Control.
Height Gets or sets the height of the control. Inherited from Control.
HorizontalContentAlignment Gets or sets the horizontal alignment of TileControl's groups.
Images Gets or sets a collection of images to be displayed in TileItems.
ImeMode Gets or sets the Input Method Editor (IME) mode of the control. Inherited from Control.
ImeModeBase protected Gets or sets the IME mode of a control. Inherited from Control.
IndentBetweenGroups Gets or sets a space that visually detaches neighboring TileGroups.
IndentBetweenItems Gets or sets a space that visually detaches neighboring TileItems.
InvokeRequired Gets a value indicating whether the caller must call an invoke method when making method calls to the control because the caller is on a different thread than the one the control was created on. Inherited from Control.
IsAccessible Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control is visible to accessibility applications. Inherited from Control.
IsAnimationSuspended Gets if the TileControl animation is currently paused.
IsDisposed Gets a value indicating whether the control has been disposed of. Inherited from Control.
IsHandleCreated Gets a value indicating whether the control has a handle associated with it. Inherited from Control.
IsLockUpdate Gets if the current tile control is locked by the TileControl.BeginUpdate method call.
IsMirrored Gets a value indicating whether the control is mirrored. Inherited from Control.
IsRightToLeft Gets a value indicating whether the TileControl's elements are aligned to support locales using right-to-left fonts.
ItemAppearance Provides access to appearance settings applied to all tile items when they are in their normal state. This property is obsolete. Use the TileControl.AppearanceItem property instead.
ItemAppearanceHover Provides access to appearance settings applied to all tile items when they are hovered over. This property is obsolete. Use the TileControl.AppearanceItem property instead.
ItemAppearanceSelected Provides access to appearance settings applied to all tile items when they are selected. This property is obsolete. Use the TileControl.AppearanceItem property instead.
ItemBackgroundImageAlignment Gets or sets the background image position for all TileItems within the current TileControl.
ItemBackgroundImageScaleMode Gets or sets the background images stretch mode common to TileItems within the current TileControl.
ItemBorderVisibility Gets or sets whether borders of all tile items are visible.
ItemCheckMode Gets or sets the way TileItems within the current TileControl can be checked by an end-user.
ItemContentAnimation Gets or sets the frame animation effect applied to all TileItem within the current TileControl.
ItemImageAlignment Gets or sets the way TileItems' glyphs are aligned within parent items.
ItemImageScaleMode Gets or sets the way TileItems' glyphs are stretched within parent items.
ItemPadding Gets or sets the common padding for all TileItems within the current TileControl.
ItemSize Gets or sets the dimension of a medium TileItem.
ItemTextShowMode Gets or sets common settings for all TileItems within the current TileControl terms to display their text content.
LayoutEngine Gets a cached instance of the control's layout engine. Inherited from Control.
LayoutMode Gets or sets whether this TileControl operates in regular or adaptive layout mode.
Left Gets or sets the distance, in pixels, between the left edge of the control and the left edge of its container's client area. Inherited from Control.
Location Gets or sets the coordinates of the upper-left corner of the control relative to the upper-left corner of its container. Inherited from Control.
LookAndFeel Provides access to the TileControl's look and feel settings.
Margin Gets or sets the space between controls. Inherited from Control.
MaxId Gets or sets the maximum TileItems ID.
MaximumSize Gets or sets the size that is the upper limit that GetPreferredSize(Size) can specify. Inherited from Control.
MinimumSize Gets or sets the size that is the lower limit that GetPreferredSize(Size) can specify. Inherited from Control.
ModifierKeys static Gets a value indicating which of the modifier keys (SHIFT, CTRL, and ALT) is in a pressed state. Inherited from Control.
MouseButtons static Gets a value indicating which of the mouse buttons is in a pressed state. Inherited from Control.
MousePosition static Gets the position of the mouse cursor in screen coordinates. Inherited from Control.
Name Gets or sets the name of the control. Inherited from Control.
OptionsAdaptiveLayout Provides access to settings that are in use when this TileControl is in Adaptive Layout Mode.
OptionsLayout Provides access to advanced layout TileControl settings.
Orientation Gets or sets the tile arrangement algorithm.
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Parent Gets or sets the parent container of the control. Inherited from Control.
Position Gets or sets the current TileControl's offset in pixels.
PreferredSize Gets the size of a rectangular area into which the control can fit. Inherited from Control.
ProductName Gets the product name of the assembly containing the control. Inherited from Control.
ProductVersion Gets the version of the assembly containing the control. Inherited from Control.
PropagatingImeMode protected static Gets an object that represents a propagating IME mode. Inherited from Control.
RecreatingHandle Gets a value indicating whether the control is currently re-creating its handle. Inherited from Control.
Region Gets or sets the window region associated with the control. Inherited from Control.
RenderRightToLeft protected This property is now obsolete. Inherited from Control.
ResizeRedraw protected Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control redraws itself when resized. Inherited from Control.
Right Gets the distance, in pixels, between the right edge of the control and the left edge of its container's client area. Inherited from Control.
RightToLeft Gets or sets a value indicating whether control's elements are aligned to support locales using right-to-left fonts. Inherited from Control.
RowCount Gets or sets the maximum number of items rows within the current TileControl.
ScaleChildren protected Gets a value that determines the scaling of child controls. Inherited from Control.
ScaleFactor This member supports the internal infrastructure, and is not intended to be used directly from your code.
ScrollButtonFadeAnimationTime Gets or sets the time required to show/hide a TileControl's scroll buttons when they are hovered over/not hovered with the mouse.
ScrollMode Gets or sets which visual elements will be used when a TileControl's workspace is being scrolled.
SelectedItem Gets or sets the currently selected TileItem within a TileControl.
SelectionColor Gets or sets the TileItems' borders color when navigating through tiles using keyboard arrows at runtime.
ShowFocusCues protected Gets a value indicating whether the control should display focus rectangles. Inherited from Control.
ShowGroupText Gets or sets whether TileGroup captions are displayed for the current TileControl.
ShowKeyboardCues protected Gets a value indicating whether the user interface is in the appropriate state to show or hide keyboard accelerators. Inherited from Control.
ShowText Gets or sets whether the current TileControl's caption is displayed.
ShowToolTips Gets or sets whether tooltips are shown for tiles.
Site Gets or sets the site of the control. Inherited from Control.
Size Gets or sets the height and width of the control. Inherited from Control.
TabIndex Gets or sets the tab order of the control within its container. Inherited from Control.
TabStop Gets or sets a value indicating whether the user can give the focus to this control using the TAB key. Inherited from Control.
Tag Gets or sets the object that contains data about the control. Inherited from Control.
Text Gets or sets the text associated with this control. Inherited from Control.
ToolTipController Gets or sets the tooltip controller component that controls the appearance, position and content of tooltips displayed by tiles of the TileControl.
Top Gets or sets the distance, in pixels, between the top edge of the control and the top edge of its container's client area. Inherited from Control.
TopLevelControl Gets the parent control that is not parented by another Windows Forms control. Typically, this is the outermost Form that the control is contained in. Inherited from Control.
UseDirectXPaint Gets or sets whether the DirectX Hardware Acceleration is enabled for this Tile Control.
UseWaitCursor Gets or sets a value indicating whether to use the wait cursor for the current control and all child controls. Inherited from Control.
VerticalContentAlignment Gets or sets the vertical alignment of TileControl's groups.
ViewInfoCore Returns detailed info about this TileControl.
Visible Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control and all its child controls are displayed. Inherited from Control.
Width Gets or sets the width of the control. Inherited from Control.
WindowTarget This property is not relevant for this class. Inherited from Control.
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