File: winforms\Managed\System\WinForms\Layout\IArrangedElement.cs
Project: ndp\fx\src\System.Windows.Forms.csproj (System.Windows.Forms)
// <copyright file="Panel.cs" company="Microsoft">
//     Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.
// </copyright>                                                                
namespace System.Windows.Forms.Layout {
    using System;
    using System.ComponentModel;
    using System.Drawing;
    using System.Windows.Forms;
    // SECREVIEW:  If this interface were to be made public, implementions like that on
    //             control.cs would allow for untrusted parent discovery.
    internal interface IArrangedElement : IComponent {
        // Bounding rectangle of the element.
        Rectangle Bounds {get; }
        // Sets the bounds for an element.  Implementors should call CommonProperties.SetSpecifiedBounds.
        // See Control.SetBoundsCore.
        void SetBounds(Rectangle bounds, BoundsSpecified specified);
        // Query element for its preferred size.  There is no guarantee
        // that layout engine will assign the element the returned size.
        // ProposedSize is a hint about constraints.
        Size GetPreferredSize(Size proposedSize);
        // DisplayRectangle is the client area of a container element.
        // Could possibly disappear if we change control to keep an
        // up-to-date copy of display rectangle in the property store.
        Rectangle DisplayRectangle { get; }
        // True if the element is currently visible (some layouts, like
        // flow, need to skip non-visible elements.)
        bool ParticipatesInLayout { get; }
        // Internally, layout engines will get properties from the
        // property store on this interface.  In Orcas, this will be
        // replaced with a global PropertyManager for DPs.
        PropertyStore Properties { get; }
        // When an extender provided property is changed, we call this
        // method to update the layout on the element. In Orcas, we
        // will sync the DPs changed event.
        void PerformLayout(IArrangedElement affectedElement, string propertyName);
        // Returns the element's parent container (on a control, this forwands to Parent)
        IArrangedElement Container { get; }
        // Returns the element's childern (on a control, this forwands to Controls)
        ArrangedElementCollection Children { get; }