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Restore Form Size and Position in C#

Updated: Category: Application windows, menus & toolbars
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The below is the code used for Save/Restore the Form Size and Position(ie. last viewed position and size of the Form).

In Settings.settings file, we should add the following NAME and TYPE. WindowState - string, WindowWidth - int, WindowHeight - int, WindowLocationX - int, WindowLocationY - int.

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.ComponentModel;
using System.Data;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Text;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using System.Configuration;
using System.Xml;
using ShowWindow.Properties;
using System.Globalization;

namespace ShowWindow
public partial class Form1 : Form
public Form1()
this.FormClosing += new FormClosingEventHandler(Form1_FormClosing);
this.LocationChanged += new EventHandler(Form1_LocationChanged);

private void RestoreWindow()
if (Properties.Settings.Default.WindowHeight == 0
|| Properties.Settings.Default.WindowWidth == 0)
this.Height = Properties.Settings.Default.WindowHeight;
this.Width = Properties.Settings.Default.WindowWidth;
Point windowPoint = new Point(Properties.Settings.Default.WindowLocationX,
this.Location = windowPoint;
this.StartPosition = FormStartPosition.Manual;
if (Properties.Settings.Default.WindowState == "Normal")
this.WindowState = FormWindowState.Normal;
else if (Properties.Settings.Default.WindowState == "Maximized")
this.WindowState = FormWindowState.Maximized;

private void Form1_FormClosing(object sender, FormClosingEventArgs e)
Properties.Settings.Default.WindowWidth = this.Width;
Properties.Settings.Default.WindowHeight = this.Height;
Properties.Settings.Default.WindowLocationX = this.Location.X;
Properties.Settings.Default.WindowLocationY = this.Location.Y;
Properties.Settings.Default.WindowState = Convert.ToString(this.WindowState, CultureInfo.CurrentCulture);

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Responses to "Restore Form Size and Position in C#"
Guest Author: len   06 Mar 2013
using ShowWindow.Properties;
how can i get this namespace????


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