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StreamGeometryContext.ArcTo Method

Draws an arc to the specified point.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public abstract void ArcTo(
	Point point,
	Size size,
	double rotationAngle,
	bool isLargeArc,
	SweepDirection sweepDirection,
	bool isStroked,
	bool isSmoothJoin
)

Parameters

point
Type: System.Windows.Point

The destination point for the end of the arc.

size
Type: System.Windows.Size

The radii (half the width and half the height) of an oval whose perimeter is used to draw the angle. If the oval is very rounded in all directions, the arc will be rounded, if it is nearly flat, so will the arc. For example, a very large width and height would represent a very large oval, which would give a slight curvature for the angle.

rotationAngle
Type: System.Double

The rotation angle of the oval that specifies the curve. The curvature of the arc can be rotated with this parameter.

isLargeArc
Type: System.Boolean

true to draw the arc greater than 180 degrees; otherwise, false.

sweepDirection
Type: System.Windows.Media.SweepDirection

A value that indicates whether the arc is drawn in the Clockwise or Counterclockwise direction.

isStroked
Type: System.Boolean

true to make the segment stroked when a Pen is used to render the segment; otherwise, false.

isSmoothJoin
Type: System.Boolean

true to treat the join between this segment and the previous segment as a corner when stroked with a Pen; otherwise, false.

This method uses the end point of the previous segment as its starting point. If this is the first segment in a figure, it uses the point specified by the BeginFigure method as its start point.

A StreamGeometry cannot be serialized if it contains a Transform or any non-stroked or unfilled segments.

The following example shows how to draw an arc using the ArcTo method.

using System;
using System.Windows;
using System.Windows.Controls;
using System.Windows.Media;
using System.Windows.Shapes;

namespace SDKSample
{
    public partial class StreamGeometryArcToExample : Page
    {
        public StreamGeometryArcToExample()
        {
            // Create a path to draw a geometry with.
            Path myPath = new Path();
            myPath.Stroke = Brushes.Black;
            myPath.StrokeThickness = 1;

            // Create a StreamGeometry to use to specify myPath.
            StreamGeometry geometry = new StreamGeometry();
            geometry.FillRule = FillRule.EvenOdd;

            // Open a StreamGeometryContext that can be used to describe this StreamGeometry object's contents.  
            using (StreamGeometryContext ctx = geometry.Open())
            {
                // Set the begin point of the shape.
                ctx.BeginFigure(new Point(10, 100), true /* is filled */, false /* is closed */);

                // Create an arc. Draw the arc from the begin point to 200,100 with the specified parameters.
                ctx.ArcTo(new Point(200, 100), new Size(100, 50), 45 /* rotation angle */, true /* is large arc */, 
                          SweepDirection.Counterclockwise, true /* is stroked */, false /* is smooth join */);

            }

            // Freeze the geometry (make it unmodifiable) 
            // for additional performance benefits.
            geometry.Freeze();

            // specify the shape (arc) of the path using the StreamGeometry.
            myPath.Data = geometry;

            // Add path shape to the UI.
            StackPanel mainPanel = new StackPanel();
            mainPanel.Children.Add(myPath);
            this.Content = mainPanel;
        }
    }
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.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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