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Control.Margin Property


Gets or sets the space between controls.

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

public Padding Margin { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.Padding

A Padding representing the space between controls.

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


Setting the Margin property on a docked control has no effect on the distance of the control from the the edges of its container.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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