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Graphics.FillEllipse Method (Brush, Rectangle)

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

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

public void FillEllipse(
	Brush brush,
	Rectangle rect
)

Parameters

brush
Type: System.Drawing.Brush
Brush that determines the characteristics of the fill.
rect
Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle
Rectangle structure that represents the bounding rectangle that defines the ellipse.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

brush is null.

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 void FillEllipseRectangle(PaintEventArgs e)
{

    // Create solid brush.
    SolidBrush redBrush = new SolidBrush(Color.Red);

    // Create rectangle for ellipse.
    int x = 0;
    int y = 0;
    int width = 200;
    int height = 100;
    Rectangle rect = new Rectangle(x, y, width, height);

    // Fill ellipse on screen.
    e.Graphics.FillEllipse(redBrush, rect);
}


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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