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Pens Class

Pens for all the standard colors. This class cannot be inherited.

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

public sealed class Pens
public final class Pens
public final class Pens
Not applicable.

The Pen objects returned by this class are immutable, meaning their properties cannot be changed.

The following method demonstrates how to use the Pens class. This example is designed to be used with Windows Forms. Paste the code into a form and call the UsePensClass method when handling the form's Paint event, passing e as PaintEventArgs.

private void UsePensClass(PaintEventArgs e)
{
    e.Graphics.DrawEllipse(Pens.SlateBlue, 
        new Rectangle(40, 40, 140, 140));
}

private void UsePensClass(PaintEventArgs e)
{
    e.get_Graphics().DrawEllipse(Pens.get_SlateBlue(), 
        new Rectangle(40, 40, 140, 140));
} //UsePensClass

System.Object
  System.Drawing.Pens

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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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