SimpleShape.Top Property

Gets or sets the distance, in pixels, between the top edge of the shape and the left edge of its container's client area.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic.PowerPacks
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic.PowerPacks.Vs (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.PowerPacks.Vs.dll)


<BrowsableAttribute(False)> _
Public Property Top As Integer
Dim instance As SimpleShape 
Dim value As Integer 

value = instance.Top

instance.Top = value
public int Top { get; set; }
property int Top {
    int get ();
    void set (int value);
public function get Top () : int 
public function set Top (value : int)

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
An Int32 that represents the distance, in pixels, between the top edge of the control and the top edge of its container's client area.


The Top property value is equivalent to the y parameter of the Location property value of the shape.

Changes made to the Height and Top property values cause the Bottom property value of the shape to change.

You can use the Location property to change both the Left and the Top properties to change a shape's location in a single statement.


The following example shows how to use the Left and Top properties to change the location of a shape. This example requires that you have a RectangleShape control named RectangleShape1 on a form.

Private Sub RectangleShape1_Click_1(ByVal sender As System.Object, _
  ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles RectangleShape1.Click
    ' Set the left edge.
    RectangleShape1.Left = 10
    ' Set the top edge.
    RectangleShape1.Top = 10
End Sub
private void rectangleShape1_Click_1(System.Object sender, System.EventArgs e)
    // Set the left edge.
    rectangleShape1.Left = 10;
    // Set the top edge.
    rectangleShape1.Top = 10;

.NET Framework Security

See Also


SimpleShape Class

SimpleShape Members

Microsoft.VisualBasic.PowerPacks Namespace

Other Resources

Introduction to the Line and Shape Controls (Visual Studio)

How to: Draw Lines with the LineShape Control (Visual Studio)

How to: Draw Shapes with the OvalShape and RectangleShape Controls (Visual Studio)