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Graphics.DpiY Property

Gets the vertical resolution of this Graphics.

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

public float DpiY { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Single
The value, in dots per inch, for the vertical resolution supported by this Graphics.

The following method shows the use of the DpiX and DpiY properties. This example is designed for use with a Windows Form. To run this example, paste it into a form that contains a ListBox named listBox1 and call this method from the form's constructor.

private void PopulateListBoxWithGraphicsResolution()
{
    Graphics boxGraphics = listBox1.CreateGraphics();
    Graphics formGraphics = this.CreateGraphics();

    listBox1.Items.Add("ListBox horizontal resolution: " 
        + boxGraphics.DpiX);
    listBox1.Items.Add("ListBox vertical resolution: " 
        + boxGraphics.DpiY);

    boxGraphics.Dispose();
}

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

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