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Graphics.FillRectangle Method (Brush, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32)

Fills the interior of a rectangle specified by a pair of coordinates, a width, and a height.

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

public void FillRectangle(
	Brush brush,
	int x,
	int y,
	int width,
	int height
)

Parameters

brush
Type: System.Drawing.Brush

Brush that determines the characteristics of the fill.

x
Type: System.Int32

The x-coordinate of the upper-left corner of the rectangle to fill.

y
Type: System.Int32

The y-coordinate of the upper-left corner of the rectangle to fill.

width
Type: System.Int32

Width of the rectangle to fill.

height
Type: System.Int32

Height of the rectangle to fill.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

brush is null.

This method fills the interior of the rectangle defined by the x, y, width, and height parameters, including the specified upper-left corner and up to the calculated lower and bottom edges.

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 action:

  • Creates a solid blue brush.

  • Creates the location and size of a rectangle.

  • Fills the rectangular area on the screen.

private void FillRectangleInt(PaintEventArgs e)
{

    // Create solid brush.
    SolidBrush blueBrush = new SolidBrush(Color.Blue);

    // Create location and size of rectangle. 
    int x = 0;
    int y = 0;
    int width = 200;
    int height = 200;

    // Fill rectangle to screen.
    e.Graphics.FillRectangle(blueBrush, x, y, width, height);
}

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, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

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