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Graphics.FillRectangle Method (Brush, RectangleF)

Fills the interior of a rectangle specified by a RectangleF structure.

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

public void FillRectangle (
	Brush brush,
	RectangleF rect
)
public void FillRectangle (
	Brush brush, 
	RectangleF rect
)
public function FillRectangle (
	brush : Brush, 
	rect : RectangleF
)
Not applicable.

Parameters

brush

Brush that determines the characteristics of the fill.

rect

RectangleF structure that represents the rectangle to fill.

Exception typeCondition

ArgumentNullException

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

This method fills the interior of the rectangle defined by the rect parameter, including the specified upper-left corner and up to the calculated lower and bottom edges.

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 action:

  • Creates a solid blue brush.

  • Creates a rectangle.

  • Fills the rectangular area on the screen.

private void FillRectangleRectangleF(PaintEventArgs e)
{

    // Create solid brush.
    SolidBrush blueBrush = new SolidBrush(Color.Blue);

    // Create rectangle.
    RectangleF rect = new RectangleF(0.0F, 0.0F, 200.0F, 200.0F);

    // Fill rectangle to screen.
    e.Graphics.FillRectangle(blueBrush, rect);
}

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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