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ControlPaint.DrawGrid Method

Draws a grid of one-pixel dots with the specified spacing, within the specified bounds, on the specified graphics surface, and in the specified color.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public static void DrawGrid(
	Graphics graphics,
	Rectangle area,
	Size pixelsBetweenDots,
	Color backColor


Type: System.Drawing.Graphics

The Graphics to draw on.

Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle

The Rectangle that represents the dimensions of the grid.

Type: System.Drawing.Size

The Size that specified the height and width between the dots of the grid.

Type: System.Drawing.Color

The Color of the background behind the grid.

The backColor parameter is used to calculate the fill color of the dots so that the grid is always visible against the background.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 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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