LayoutControl Properties

Creates and maintains a consistent layout of controls. See Layout and Data Layout Controls.
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.
ActiveControl Gets or sets the active control on the container control. Inherited from ContainerControl.
AllowCustomization Gets or sets whether users can change the layout.
AllowCustomizationDefaultValue static Gets or sets a default value for the AllowCustomization property. The default value is true.
AllowCustomizationMenu Obsolete. Gets or sets whether the customization menu can be invoked by end-users.
AllowDrop Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control can accept data that the user drags onto it. Inherited from Control.
AllowTouchGestures Gets or sets whether the LayoutControl allows touch gestures.
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.
Appearance Provides access to the properties that control the appearance of the controls located within the layout control.
AppearanceController Gets an object that calculates appearances for layout items based on the appearance settings of items and their parent layout groups.
AutoScaleDimensions Gets or sets the dimensions that the control was designed to. Inherited from ContainerControl.
AutoScaleFactor protected Gets the scaling factor between the current and design-time automatic scaling dimensions. Inherited from ContainerControl.
AutoScaleMode Gets or sets the automatic scaling mode of the control. Inherited from ContainerControl.
AutoScroll Gets or sets whether the layout control will allow an end-user to scroll to any controls placed outside of its visible boundaries.
AutoScrollMargin Not supported.
AutoScrollMinSize Not supported.
AutoScrollOffset Gets or sets where this control is scrolled to in ScrollControlIntoView(Control). Inherited from Control.
AutoScrollPosition This property is not supported by the LayoutControl class.
AutoSize Gets or sets whether the control's size is automatically calculated based on its content.
AutoSizeMode Gets or sets how the control is resized when automatic resizing is enabled.
AutoValidate Gets or sets a value that indicates whether controls in this container will be automatically validated when the focus changes. Inherited from ContainerControl.
BackColor Gets or sets the control's background color.
BackgroundImage Gets or sets the layout control's background image.
BackgroundImageLayout Gets or sets the background image layout as defined in the ImageLayout enumeration.
BindingContext Gets or sets the BindingContext for the control.
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 ContainerControl.
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.
CaptionImages Obsolete. Gets or sets a collection of images that can be displayed within layout group captions.
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.
ClientHeight Gets the layout control's client height.
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.
ClientWidth Gets the layout control's client width.
CompanyName Gets the name of the company or creator of the application containing the control. Inherited from Control.
ConstraintsManager Gets the constraints manager.
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.
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 ContainerControl.
CurrentAutoScaleDimensions Gets the current run-time dimensions of the screen. Inherited from ContainerControl.
Cursor Gets or sets the cursor that is displayed when the mouse pointer is over the control.
CustomizationForm Provides access to the Customization Form.
CustomizationFormBounds Gets or sets the boundaries of the Customization Form.
CustomizationMenuManager An object which provides the Context Menu.
CustomizationMode Gets or sets whether users customize the layout in default mode via context menus or in quick mode via the customization form.
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.
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.
DefaultPadding protected Gets the internal spacing, in pixels, of the contents 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 virtual display area of the control. Inherited from ScrollableControl.
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.
DockPadding Gets the dock padding settings for all edges of the control. Inherited from ScrollableControl.
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.
Enabled Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control can respond to user interaction. Inherited from Control.
EnabledStateController Gets an object that calculates the enabled states for layout items based on the enabled states of layout groups and controls.
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.
FocusHelper For internal use.
Font Gets or sets the font of the text displayed by the control. Inherited from Control.
FontHeight protected Gets or sets the height of the font of the control. Inherited from Control.
ForeColor Gets or sets the foreground color of the control. Inherited from Control.
Handle Gets the window handle that the control is bound to. Inherited from Control.
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.
HiddenItems Provides access to a collection of hidden layout items.
HiddenItemsSortComparer Allows you to specify a comparer object for sorting hidden items within the Customization Form.
HorizontalScroll Gets the characteristics associated with the horizontal scroll bar. Inherited from ScrollableControl.
HScroll protected Gets or sets a value indicating whether the horizontal scroll bar is visible. Inherited from ScrollableControl.
Images Gets or sets a collection of images that can be displayed within the LayoutControl's elements.
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.
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.
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.
IsInitialized Indicates whether the LayoutControl has been initialized.
IsLayoutModified Gets whether the layout has been modified. This member supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.
IsMirrored Gets a value indicating whether the control is mirrored. Inherited from Control.
IsModified Gets whether the layout has been changed.
IsPrintingAvailable Indicates whether the LayoutControl can be printed.
IsUpdateLocked Gets whether the layout control has been locked for updating.
Items Provides access to all the layout items owned by the LayoutControl.
LayoutEngine Gets a cached instance of the control's layout engine. Inherited from Control.
LayoutVersion Gets or sets the version of the layout.
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 settings that control the layout control's look and feel.
Margin Gets or sets the space between controls. Inherited from Control.
MaximumSize Gets or sets the size that is the upper limit that GetPreferredSize(Size) can specify. Inherited from Control.
MenuManager Gets or sets an object that controls the look and feel of the popup menus.
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.
OptionsCustomizationForm Provides access to the options which control the appearance and behavior of the Customization Form.
OptionsFocus Provides access to the layout control's focus options.
OptionsItemText Provides access to the default alignment settings of the controls displayed in the LayoutControl.
OptionsPrint The Layout Control's print/export options. This object's settings affect all layout items and groups.
OptionsSerialization Provides access to options that control how the LayoutControl's layout is saved to and restored from a data store (an XML file, stream or the system registry).
OptionsView Provides access to the display options of the LayoutControl.
Padding Gets or sets padding within the control. Inherited from Control.
PaintStyles Provides access to the paint style collection.
Parent Gets or sets the parent container of the control. Inherited from Control.
ParentForm Gets the form that the container control is assigned to. Inherited from ContainerControl.
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.
RepositoryItems
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.
Root Gets or sets the LayoutControl's root group.
ShowFocusCues protected Gets a value indicating whether the control should display focus rectangles. Inherited from Control.
ShowKeyboardCues protected Gets a value indicating whether the user interface is in the appropriate state to show or hide keyboard accelerators. Inherited from Control.
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.
StyleController Gets or sets the style controller component that provides appearance settings for the 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 hints displayed for layout items.
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.
UndoManager Gets the manager that handles undo/redo operations via the Customization Form.
UseLocalBindingContext Gets or sets whether controls within the current LayoutControl use the local BindingContext, or the form's BindingContext.
UseWaitCursor Gets or sets a value indicating whether to use the wait cursor for the current control and all child controls. Inherited from Control.
VerticalScroll Gets the characteristics associated with the vertical scroll bar. Inherited from ScrollableControl.
Visible Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control and all its child controls are displayed. Inherited from Control.
VScroll protected Gets or sets a value indicating whether the vertical scroll bar is visible. Inherited from ScrollableControl.
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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