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Graphics.FillEllipse Method (Brush, RectangleF)

Fills the interior of an ellipse defined by a bounding rectangle specified by a RectangleF structure.

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

'Declaration
Public Sub FillEllipse ( _
	brush As Brush, _
	rect As RectangleF _
)

Parameters

brush
Type: System.Drawing.Brush

Brush that determines the characteristics of the fill.

rect
Type: System.Drawing.RectangleF

RectangleF structure that represents the bounding rectangle that defines the ellipse.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

brush is Nothing.

This method fills the interior of an ellipse with a Brush. The ellipse is defined by the bounding rectangle represented by the rect parameter.

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

  • Creates a solid red brush.

  • Creates a rectangle that bounds an ellipse.

  • Fills the ellipse on the screen.

Public Sub FillEllipseRectangleF(ByVal e As PaintEventArgs)

    ' Create solid brush. 
    Dim redBrush As New SolidBrush(Color.Red)

    ' Create rectangle for ellipse. 
    Dim x As Single = 0.0F
    Dim y As Single = 0.0F
    Dim width As Single = 200.0F
    Dim height As Single = 100.0F
    Dim rect As New RectangleF(x, y, width, height)

    ' Fill ellipse on screen.
    e.Graphics.FillEllipse(redBrush, rect)
End Sub

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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