How to: Create a Shaped Windows Form

This example gives a form an elliptical shape that resizes with the form.

Protected Overrides Sub OnPaint( _
ByVal e As System.Windows.Forms.PaintEventArgs)
     Dim shape As New System.Drawing.Drawing2D.GraphicsPath
     shape.AddEllipse(0, 0, Me.Width, Me.Height)
     Me.Region = New System.Drawing.Region(shape)
 End Sub

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This example overrides the OnPaint method to change the shape of the form. To use this code, copy the method declaration as well as the drawing code inside the method.

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