Bug 24425 - AutoSize does not work properly
Summary: AutoSize does not work properly
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Class Libraries
Classification: Mono
Component: Windows.Forms ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Linux
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Target Milestone: Community
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-11-11 02:34 UTC by oldtomdevel
Modified: 2017-09-01 11:55 UTC (History)
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Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description oldtomdevel 2014-11-11 02:34:45 UTC
Controls (e.g. of the type System.Windows.Forms.Button) with the property AutoSize=true do not calculate their actual size correctly.
They take into account their Text property due to the AutoSize functionality but they completely ignore the property AutoSizeMode=GrowOnly and a defined Size. Given those conditions, the original MS .NET framework sets the control to the defined size, or bigger if necessary due to AutoSize. Mono sets the size to the value due to AutoSize, even if the pre-defined size is bigger and AutoSizeMode=GrowOnly.
This affect almost all Forms with a sophisticated layout using AutoSize.