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PaintEventArgs Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the PaintEventArgs class with the specified graphics and clipping rectangle.

[Visual Basic]
Public Sub New( _
   ByVal graphics As Graphics, _
   ByVal clipRect As Rectangle _
)
[C#]
public PaintEventArgs(
   Graphics graphics,
 Rectangle clipRect
);
[C++]
public: PaintEventArgs(
   Graphics* graphics,
 Rectangle clipRect
);
[JScript]
public function PaintEventArgs(
   graphics : Graphics,
 clipRect : Rectangle
);

Parameters

graphics
The Graphics used to paint the item.
clipRect
The Rectangle that represents the rectangle in which to paint.

Remarks

The Graphics identified by the graphics parameter is disposed when the PaintEventArgs is disposed.

Example

[Visual Basic] 
' This example creates a PictureBox control on the form and draws to it. 
' This example assumes that the Form_Load event handling method is connected 
' to the Load event of the form.
Private pictureBox1 As New PictureBox()

Private Sub Form1_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load
    ' Dock the PictureBox to the form and set its background to white.
    pictureBox1.Dock = DockStyle.Fill
    pictureBox1.BackColor = Color.White
    ' Connect the Paint event of the PictureBox to the event handling method.
    AddHandler pictureBox1.Paint, AddressOf Me.pictureBox1_Paint

    ' Add the PictureBox control to the Form.
    Me.Controls.Add(pictureBox1)
End Sub 'Form1_Load


Private Sub pictureBox1_Paint(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.Windows.Forms.PaintEventArgs)
    ' Create a local version of the graphics object for the PictureBox.
    Dim g As Graphics = e.Graphics

    ' Draw a string on the PictureBox.
    g.DrawString("This is a diagonal line drawn on the control", _
        New Font("Arial", 10), Brushes.Red, New PointF(30.0F, 30.0F))
    ' Draw a line in the PictureBox.
    g.DrawLine(System.Drawing.Pens.Red, pictureBox1.Left, _ 
        pictureBox1.Top, pictureBox1.Right, pictureBox1.Bottom)
End Sub 'pictureBox1_Paint

[C#] 
// This example creates a PictureBox control on the form and draws to it.
// This example assumes that the Form_Load event handling method is
// connected to the Load event of the form.

private PictureBox pictureBox1 = new PictureBox();
private void Form1_Load(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
{
    // Dock the PictureBox to the form and set its background to white.
    pictureBox1.Dock = DockStyle.Fill;
    pictureBox1.BackColor = Color.White;
    // Connect the Paint event of the PictureBox to the event handling method.
    pictureBox1.Paint += new System.Windows.Forms.PaintEventHandler(this.pictureBox1_Paint);

    // Add the PictureBox control to the Form.
    this.Controls.Add(pictureBox1);
}

private void pictureBox1_Paint(object sender, System.Windows.Forms.PaintEventArgs e)
{
    // Create a local version of the graphics object for the PictureBox.
    Graphics g = e.Graphics;

    // Draw a string on the PictureBox.
    g.DrawString("This is a diagonal line drawn on the control",
        new Font("Arial",10), System.Drawing.Brushes.Blue, new Point(30,30));
    // Draw a line in the PictureBox.
    g.DrawLine(System.Drawing.Pens.Red, pictureBox1.Left, pictureBox1.Top,
        pictureBox1.Right, pictureBox1.Bottom);
}

[C++] 
// This example creates a PictureBox control on the form and draws to it.
// This example assumes that the Form_Load event handling method is
// connected to the Load event of the form.

private:
PictureBox* pictureBox1;

void Form1_Load(Object* /*sender*/, System::EventArgs* /*e*/)
{
   pictureBox1 = new PictureBox();
   // Dock the PictureBox to the form and set its background to white.
   pictureBox1->Dock = DockStyle::Fill;
   pictureBox1->BackColor = Color::White;
   // Connect the Paint event of the PictureBox to the event handling method.
   pictureBox1->Paint += new System::Windows::Forms::PaintEventHandler(this, &Form1::pictureBox1_Paint);

   // Add the PictureBox control to the Form.
   this->Controls->Add(pictureBox1);
}

void pictureBox1_Paint(Object* /*sender*/, System::Windows::Forms::PaintEventArgs* e)
{
   // Create a local version of the graphics object for the PictureBox.
   Graphics* g = e->Graphics;

   // Draw a string on the PictureBox.
   g->DrawString(S"This is a diagonal line drawn on the control",
      new System::Drawing::Font(S"Arial",10), System::Drawing::Brushes::Blue, Point(30,30));
   // Draw a line in the PictureBox.
   g->DrawLine(System::Drawing::Pens::Red, pictureBox1->Left, pictureBox1->Top,
      pictureBox1->Right, pictureBox1->Bottom);
}

[JScript] No example is available for JScript. To view a Visual Basic, C#, or C++ example, click the Language Filter button Language Filter in the upper-left corner of the page.

Requirements

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, .NET Compact Framework

See Also

PaintEventArgs Class | PaintEventArgs Members | System.Windows.Forms Namespace | Rectangle | Graphics

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