Graphics.SetClip Method (Graphics, CombineMode)
Assembly: System.Drawing (in System.Drawing.dll)
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, as well as thisForm, the Form for the example. The code performs the following actions:
Sets the clipping region of the temporary Graphics to a small square.
Fills a large rectangle with a solid black brush.
The result is a small, filled, black square.
Private Sub SetClipGraphicsCombine(ByVal e As PaintEventArgs) ' Create temporary graphics object and set its clipping region. Dim newGraphics As Graphics = Me.CreateGraphics() newGraphics.SetClip(New Rectangle(0, 0, 100, 100)) ' Update clipping region of graphics to clipping region of new ' graphics. e.Graphics.SetClip(newGraphics, CombineMode.Replace) ' Fill rectangle to demonstrate clip region. e.Graphics.FillRectangle(New SolidBrush(Color.Black), 0, 0, _ 500, 300) ' Release new graphics. newGraphics.Dispose() End Sub
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)
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