Setting the size of objects in a toolstrip RRS feed

  • Question

  • This is what I am trying:

            tStrip.ImageScalingSize = New System.Drawing.Size(tSize * 1.3, tSize * 1.3)

            For Each obj As Object In tStrip.Items
                If TypeOf obj Is ToolStripButton Then
                    obj.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(tSize, tSize)
                ElseIf TypeOf obj Is ToolStripSplitButton Then
                    obj.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(tSize * obj.width / obj.height, tSize)
                End If

    The size change for the ToolStripButtons are working just fine,

    but the ToolStripSplitButton do not want to join in.



    Thursday, February 1, 2018 8:31 PM

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  • Hi

    Have you tried experimenting with ToolStrip.AutoSize = False and ToolStripSplitButton.AutoSize = False

    Some combination would probably work.

    Regards Les, Livingston, Scotland

    Friday, February 2, 2018 3:17 AM
  • Hi appleforce,

    If you change AutoSize property of ToolStripButton to false, you'll be able to change the width of button.

    If you change AutoSize property of ToolStrip to false, you'll be able to change its height and the ToolStripButton will change its height automatically to fit into the tool strip.

     If you want to increase not only size of the button, but also the size of the button image, you must either use the bigger image, or you can try to resize the original one. Then you must also change toolstrip's ImageScalingSize property. Try to use the following code:

    So you need to set ToolStripButton's AutoSize=false, ToolStripSplitButton's AutoSize=false.

    Here is the same thread , you could refer to:


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    Friday, February 2, 2018 6:20 AM
  • Thanks, but using the autosize property does not help.
    And, as I mentioned, the resizing of the ToolStrip and the ToolStripButtons are working just fine, without touching the autosize property.


    • Edited by appleforce Friday, February 2, 2018 8:05 AM
    Friday, February 2, 2018 8:04 AM
  •  Setting the AutoSize property to False and the Size property of the Buttons,  even split buttons,  seems to work for me.

    Public Class Form1
        Private Sub Form1_Load(sender As Object, e As EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load
            ToolStripSplitButton1.AutoSize = False
            ToolStripSplitButton1.Size = New Size(140, 80)
            ToolStripSplitButton1.DropDownButtonWidth = 20
            ToolStripButton1.AutoSize = False
            ToolStripButton1.Size = New Size(140, 80)
        End Sub
    End Class

     As you can see,  the button on the left is a split button.

    If you say it can`t be done then i`ll try it

    • Edited by IronRazerz Friday, February 2, 2018 10:57 AM
    Friday, February 2, 2018 10:57 AM
  • If you have an image you need to adjust those things.

    Plus the order of the statements seems to affect the results.

    Public Class Form2
        Private Sub Form2_Load(sender As Object, e As EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load
            ToolStrip1.AutoSize = True
            ToolStrip1.ImageScalingSize = New Size(20, 20)
            ToolStripSplitButton1.ImageScaling = ToolStripItemImageScaling.SizeToFit
            ToolStripSplitButton1.AutoSize = True
            ToolStripSplitButton1.Image = New Bitmap("c:\bitmaps\cr logo icon.png")
        End Sub
        Private Sub ToolStripSplitButton1_ButtonClick(sender As Object, e As EventArgs) Handles ToolStripSplitButton1.ButtonClick
            If ToolStripSplitButton1.AutoSize Then
                ToolStripSplitButton1.AutoSize = False
                ToolStrip1.ImageScalingSize = New Size(50, 50)
                ToolStripSplitButton1.Size = New Size(50, 50)
                ToolStrip1.ImageScalingSize = New Size(20, 20)
                ToolStripSplitButton1.AutoSize = True
            End If
        End Sub
    End Class

    Friday, February 2, 2018 12:09 PM