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GraphicsPath.AddRectangle Method (Rectangle)

Adds a rectangle to this path.

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

public void AddRectangle(
	Rectangle rect


Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle

A Rectangle that represents the rectangle to add.

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 path.

  • Creates a rectangle and adds the rectangle to the path.

  • Draws the path to the screen.

private void AddRectangleExample(PaintEventArgs e)

    // Create a GraphicsPath object and add a rectangle to it.
    GraphicsPath myPath = new GraphicsPath();
    Rectangle pathRect = new Rectangle(20, 20, 100, 200);

    // Draw the path to the screen.
    Pen myPen = new Pen(Color.Black, 2);
    e.Graphics.DrawPath(myPen, myPath);

.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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