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ToolStripItem.GetPreferredSize Method

Retrieves the size of a rectangular area into which a control can be fit.

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

public virtual Size GetPreferredSize(
	Size constrainingSize
)

Parameters

constrainingSize
Type: System.Drawing.Size

The custom-sized area for a control.

Return Value

Type: System.Drawing.Size
A Size ordered pair, representing the width and height of a rectangle.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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