How to: Round the Corners of a RectangleGeometry

To round the corners of a RectangleGeometry, set its RadiusX and RadiusY properties to a value greater than zero. The larger the values, the rounder the rectangle's corners.

The following example shows several RectangleGeometry objects with different RadiusX and RadiusY settings. The RectangleGeometry objects are displayed using Path elements.

<Page
  xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation"
  xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml"
  x:Class="GeoOvwSample.RectangleGeometryRoundedCornerExample">

  <Page.Resources>

    <!-- Create a grid background to highlight the
         coordinate system. -->
    <DrawingBrush x:Key="GridDrawingBrushResource" 
      Viewport="0,0,10,10" 
      ViewportUnits="Absolute" TileMode="Tile">
      <DrawingBrush.Drawing>
        <DrawingGroup>
          <DrawingGroup.Children>
            <GeometryDrawing Brush="White">
              <GeometryDrawing.Geometry>
                <RectangleGeometry Rect="0,0,1,1" />
              </GeometryDrawing.Geometry>
            </GeometryDrawing>
            <GeometryDrawing Geometry="M0,0 L1,0 1,0.1, 0,0.1Z" Brush="#CCCCFF" />
            <GeometryDrawing Geometry="M0,0 L0,1 0.1,1, 0.1,0Z" Brush="#CCCCFF" />
          </DrawingGroup.Children>
        </DrawingGroup>
      </DrawingBrush.Drawing>
    </DrawingBrush>

    <!-- Create a graph paper style border to frame the rectangles. -->
    <Style x:Key="GraphPaperBorderStyle" TargetType="{x:Type Border}">
      <Setter Property="HorizontalAlignment" Value="Left" />
      <Setter Property="Background" 
        Value="{StaticResource GridDrawingBrushResource}" />
      <Setter Property="BorderBrush" Value="Black" />
      <Setter Property="BorderThickness" Value="1" />
      <Setter Property="Margin" Value="10" />
      <Setter Property="Width" Value="190" />
      <Setter Property="Height" Value="90" />
    </Style>
  </Page.Resources>

  <StackPanel Name="MainStackPanel">

    <Border Style="{StaticResource GraphPaperBorderStyle}">
      <Path Stroke="Black" 
        StrokeThickness="1"
        Fill="#99CCCCFF">
        <Path.Data>

          <!-- Create a rectangle without rounded corners.  -->
          <RectangleGeometry
            Rect="20,20,150,50"  />
        </Path.Data>
      </Path>
    </Border>

    <Border Style="{StaticResource GraphPaperBorderStyle}">
      <Path Stroke="Black" 
        StrokeThickness="1"
        Fill="#99CCCCFF">
        <Path.Data>

          <!-- Create a rectangle with rounded corners
             by giving the RectangleGeometry a RadiusX
             and a RadiusY of 10.  -->
          <RectangleGeometry
            Rect="20,20,150,50" RadiusX="10" RadiusY="10" />
        </Path.Data>
      </Path>
    </Border>

    <Border Style="{StaticResource GraphPaperBorderStyle}" >
      <Path Stroke="Black" 
        StrokeThickness="1"
        Fill="#99CCCCFF">
        <Path.Data>

          <!-- Set RadiusX and RadiusY to their maximum values 
             (half the rectangle's width and 
              half the rectangle's height).  -->
          <RectangleGeometry
            Rect="20,20,150,50" RadiusX="75" RadiusY="25"  />
        </Path.Data>
      </Path>
    </Border>

  </StackPanel>
</Page>
Rectangles with Rounded Corners

Rectangles with different RadiusX/RadiusY settings
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