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ControlPaint.DrawBorder Method (Graphics, Rectangle, Color, ButtonBorderStyle)

Draws a border with the specified style and color, on the specified graphics surface, and within the specified bounds on a button-style control.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

'Declaration
Public Shared Sub DrawBorder ( _
	graphics As Graphics, _
	bounds As Rectangle, _
	color As Color, _
	style As ButtonBorderStyle _
)

Parameters

graphics
Type: System.Drawing.Graphics

The Graphics to draw on.

bounds
Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle

The Rectangle that represents the dimensions of the border.

color
Type: System.Drawing.Color

The Color of the border.

style
Type: System.Windows.Forms.ButtonBorderStyle

One of the ButtonBorderStyle values that specifies the style of the border.

The following code example demonstrates the use of one of the DrawBorder3D methods. To run this example, paste the following code in a form that imports the System.Windows.Forms and System.Drawing namespaces. Ensure the form's Paint event is associated with the event handler in this example.

' Handle the Form's Paint event to draw a 3D three-dimensional  
' raised border just inside the border of the frame. 
Private Sub Form1_Paint(ByVal sender As Object, _
    ByVal e As PaintEventArgs) Handles MyBase.Paint

    Dim borderRectangle As Rectangle = Me.ClientRectangle
    borderRectangle.Inflate(-10, -10)
    ControlPaint.DrawBorder3D(e.Graphics, borderRectangle, _
        Border3DStyle.Raised)
End Sub
method. To run this example paste the following code in a form that imports the 

.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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