Control.Padding Control.Padding Control.Padding Control.Padding Property

Definition

Gets or sets padding within the control.

public:
 property System::Windows::Forms::Padding Padding { System::Windows::Forms::Padding get(); void set(System::Windows::Forms::Padding value); };
public System.Windows.Forms.Padding Padding { get; set; }
member this.Padding : System.Windows.Forms.Padding with get, set
Public Property Padding As Padding
Property Value

A Padding representing the control's internal spacing characteristics.

Remarks

For containers such as GroupBox and TabControl, the Padding property gets or sets their respective DisplayRectangle properties. The ScrollableControl.DockPadding property is equal to its Control.Padding property.

Controls receive default values for Padding that are reasonably close to Windows user interface guidelines. Some adjustments might still be necessary for particular applications.

All controls that implement GetPreferredSize are enlarged by the amount in Padding when AutoSize is true.

The following controls do not use Padding:

Applies to