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Graphics.Clear Method

Clears the entire drawing surface and fills it with the specified background color.

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

public void Clear (
	Color color
)
public void Clear (
	Color color
)
public function Clear (
	color : Color
)
Not applicable.

Parameters

color

Color structure that represents the background color of the drawing surface.

The following code example is designed for use with Windows Forms, and it requires PaintEventArgse, which is a parameter of the Paint event handler. The code clears the drawing surface of the Graphics and sets the background color to the system-defined teal color.

private void ClearColor(PaintEventArgs e)
{
    // Clear screen with teal background.
    e.Graphics.Clear(Color.Teal);
}

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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