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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
)

Parameters

rect
Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle

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 PaintEventArgs e, 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);
}

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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