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Image.GetBounds Method

Gets the bounds of the image in the specified unit.

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

public RectangleF GetBounds(
	ref GraphicsUnit pageUnit
)

Parameters

pageUnit
Type: System.Drawing.GraphicsUnit

One of the GraphicsUnit values indicating the unit of measure for the bounding rectangle.

Return Value

Type: System.Drawing.RectangleF
The RectangleF that represents the bounds of the image, in the specified unit.

The following code example demonstrates how to load a bitmap from an Icon handle, using the GraphicsUnit enumeration, and how to use the Round method to draw the rectangle bounds of a bitmap.

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 void Button2_Click(System.Object sender, System.EventArgs e)
{

    Bitmap bitmap1 = Bitmap.FromHicon(SystemIcons.Hand.Handle);
    Graphics formGraphics = this.CreateGraphics();
    GraphicsUnit units = GraphicsUnit.Point;

    RectangleF bmpRectangleF = bitmap1.GetBounds(ref units);
    Rectangle bmpRectangle = Rectangle.Round(bmpRectangleF);
    formGraphics.DrawRectangle(Pens.Blue, bmpRectangle);
    formGraphics.Dispose();
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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