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GraphicsPath.AddEllipse Method (Rectangle)

Adds an ellipse to the current path.

Namespace: System.Drawing.Drawing2D
Assembly: System.Drawing (in system.drawing.dll)

public void AddEllipse (
	Rectangle rect
)
public void AddEllipse (
	Rectangle rect
)
public function AddEllipse (
	rect : Rectangle
)
Not applicable.

Parameters

rect

A Rectangle that represents the bounding rectangle that defines the ellipse.

The following code example is designed for use with Windows Forms, and it requires PaintEventArgse, an OnPaint event object. The code performs the following actions:

Creates a bounding rectangle that defines an ellipse.

Creates a path and adds the ellipse to the path.

Draws the path to screen.

private void AddEllipseExample(PaintEventArgs e)
{
             
    // Create a path and add an ellipse.
    Rectangle myEllipse = new Rectangle(20, 20, 100, 50);
    GraphicsPath myPath = new GraphicsPath();
    myPath.AddEllipse(myEllipse);
             
    // Draw the path to the screen.
    Pen myPen = new Pen(Color.Black, 2);
    e.Graphics.DrawPath(myPen, myPath);
}

private void AddEllipseExample(PaintEventArgs e)
{
    // Create a path and add an ellipse.
    Rectangle myEllipse = new Rectangle(20, 20, 100, 50);
    GraphicsPath myPath = new GraphicsPath();

    myPath.AddEllipse(myEllipse);

    // Draw the path to the screen.
    Pen myPen = new Pen(Color.get_Black(), 2);

    e.get_Graphics().DrawPath(myPen, myPath);
} //AddEllipseExample

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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