How to: Draw a Line on a Windows Form

This example draws a line on a form. Typically, when you draw on a form, you handle the form’s Paint event and perform the drawing using the Graphics property of the PaintEventArgs, as shown in this example

Pen pen = new Pen(Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 0, 0));
e.Graphics.DrawLine(pen, 20, 10, 300, 100);

The preceding example is designed for use with Windows Forms, and it requires PaintEventArgs e, which is a parameter of the Paint event handler.

You should always call Dispose on any objects that consume system resources, such as Pen objects.

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