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PaintEventArgs.ClipRectangle Property

Gets the rectangle in which to paint.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in system.windows.forms.dll)

public Rectangle ClipRectangle { get; }
/** @property */
public Rectangle get_ClipRectangle ()

public function get ClipRectangle () : Rectangle

Not applicable.

Property Value

The Rectangle in which to paint.

The following code example demonstrates the use of this member. In the example, an event handler reports on the occurrence of the Control.Paint event. This report helps you to learn when the event occurs and can assist you in debugging.

To run the example code, paste it into a project that contains an instance of a type that inherits from Control, such as a Button or ComboBox. Then name the instance Control1 and ensure that the event handler is associated with the Control.Paint event.

private void Control1_Paint(Object sender, PaintEventArgs e) {

System.Text.StringBuilder messageBoxCS = new System.Text.StringBuilder();
messageBoxCS.AppendFormat("{0} = {1}", "ClipRectangle", e.ClipRectangle );
messageBoxCS.AppendLine();
messageBoxCS.AppendFormat("{0} = {1}", "Graphics", e.Graphics );
messageBoxCS.AppendLine();
MessageBox.Show(messageBoxCS.ToString(), "Paint Event" );
}

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0
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