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Border3DStyle Enumeration

Specifies the style of a three-dimensional border.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)
public enum Border3DStyle
Member nameDescription
AdjustThe border is drawn outside the specified rectangle, preserving the dimensions of the rectangle for drawing.
BumpThe inner and outer edges of the border have a raised appearance.
EtchedThe inner and outer edges of the border have an etched appearance.
FlatThe border has no three-dimensional effects.
RaisedThe border has raised inner and outer edges.
RaisedInnerThe border has a raised inner edge and no outer edge.
RaisedOuterThe border has a raised outer edge and no inner edge.
SunkenThe border has sunken inner and outer edges.
SunkenInnerThe border has a sunken inner edge and no outer edge.
SunkenOuterThe border has a sunken outer edge and no inner edge.

Use the members of this enumeration when calling the DrawBorder3D method of the ControlPaint class.

The following code example demonstrates the use of the ControlPaint.DrawBorder3D method and the Border3DStyle enumeration. To run this example paste the following code in a form that imports the System.Windows.Forms and System.Drawing namespaces. Ensure the form's Paint event is associated with the event-handling method in this example.

	// Handle the Form's Paint event to draw a 3D three-dimensional  
	// raised border just inside the border of the frame. 
	private void Form1_Paint(object sender, PaintEventArgs e)

		Rectangle borderRectangle = this.ClientRectangle;
		borderRectangle.Inflate(-10, -10);
		ControlPaint.DrawBorder3D(e.Graphics, borderRectangle, 
method. To run this example paste the following code in a form that imports the 

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
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