Specifies the unit of measure for the given data.
Assembly: System.Drawing (in System.Drawing.dll)
|Specifies the unit of measure of the display device. Typically pixels for video displays, and 1/100 inch for printers.|
|Specifies the document unit (1/300 inch) as the unit of measure.|
|Specifies the inch as the unit of measure.|
|Specifies the millimeter as the unit of measure.|
|Specifies a device pixel as the unit of measure.|
|Specifies a printer's point (1/72 inch) as the unit of measure.|
|Specifies the world coordinate system unit as the unit of measure.|
This example is designed to be used with Windows Forms. Create a form that contains a button named Button2. Paste the code into the form and associate this method with the button's Click event.
Private Sub Button2_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, _ ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button2.Click Dim bitmap1 As Bitmap = Bitmap.FromHicon(SystemIcons.Hand.Handle) Dim formGraphics As Graphics = Me.CreateGraphics() Dim units As GraphicsUnit = GraphicsUnit.Point Dim bmpRectangleF As RectangleF = bitmap1.GetBounds(units) Dim bmpRectangle As Rectangle = Rectangle.Round(bmpRectangleF) formGraphics.DrawRectangle(Pens.Blue, bmpRectangle) formGraphics.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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