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Graphics.DrawImage Method (Image, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32)

Draws the specified Image at the specified location and with the specified size.

Namespace: System.Drawing
Assembly: System.Drawing (in system.drawing.dll)

public void DrawImage (
	Image image,
	int x,
	int y,
	int width,
	int height
)
public void DrawImage (
	Image image, 
	int x, 
	int y, 
	int width, 
	int height
)
public function DrawImage (
	image : Image, 
	x : int, 
	y : int, 
	width : int, 
	height : int
)
Not applicable.

Parameters

image

Image to draw.

x

The x-coordinate of the upper-left corner of the drawn image.

y

The y-coordinate of the upper-left corner of the drawn image.

width

Width of the drawn image.

height

Height of the drawn image.

Exception typeCondition

ArgumentNullException

image is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The rectangle defined by the x, y, width, and height parameters determines the position and size of the drawn image.

The following code example is designed for use with Windows Forms, and it requires PaintEventArgse, which is a parameter of the Paint event handler. The code performs the following actions:

  • Creates an image from a JPEG file SampImag.jpg in the folder of the example.

  • Creates the position and size of a rectangle in which to draw the image.

  • Draws the image to the screen.

The position of the rectangle locates the image on the screen, and the size of the original image and the size of the rectangle determines the scaling of the drawn image.

public void DrawImage4Int(PaintEventArgs e)
{
             
    // Create image.
    Image newImage = Image.FromFile("SampImag.jpg");
             
    // Create coordinates for upper-left corner.
             
    // of image and for size of image.
    int x = 100;
    int y = 100;
    int width = 450;
    int height = 150;
             
    // Draw image to screen.
    e.Graphics.DrawImage(newImage, x, y, width, height);
}

public void DrawImage4Int(PaintEventArgs e) 
{
    // Create image.
    Image newImage = Image.FromFile("SampImag.jpg");
    
    // Create coordinates for upper-left corner.
    // of image and for size of image.
    int x = 100;
    int y = 100;
    int width = 450;
    int height = 150;
    
    // Draw image to screen.
    e.get_Graphics().DrawImage(newImage, x, y, width, height);
} //DrawImage4Int

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
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