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GraphicsPath.IsOutlineVisible Method (Point, Pen, Graphics)

Updated: September 2008

Indicates whether the specified point is contained within (under) the outline of this GraphicsPath when drawn with the specified Pen and using the specified Graphics.

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

public bool IsOutlineVisible(
	Point pt,
	Pen pen,
	Graphics graphics


Type: System.Drawing.Point

A Point that specifies the location to test.

Type: System.Drawing.Pen

The Pen to test.

Type: System.Drawing.Graphics

The Graphics for which to test visibility.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
This method returns true if the specified point is contained within the outline of this GraphicsPath as drawn with the specified Pen; otherwise, false.

This method tests to see if the outline of a given path is rendered visible at the specified point. The coordinates of the point to be tested are given in world coordinates. The transform matrix of graphics is temporarily applied before testing for visibility.

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

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




September 2008

Corrected link to code example in Example section.

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