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Polygon.Points Property

Gets or sets a collection that contains the vertex points of the polygon.

Namespace: System.Windows.Shapes
Assembly: PresentationFramework (in presentationframework.dll)
XML Namespace:  http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation

public PointCollection Points { get; set; }
/** @property */
public PointCollection get_Points ()

/** @property */
public void set_Points (PointCollection value)

public function get Points () : PointCollection

public function set Points (value : PointCollection)

<object>
  <object.Points>
    <PointCollection .../>
  </object.Points>
</object>
<object Points="PointCollection" .../>

Property Value

A collection of Point structures that describe the vertex points of the polygon. The default is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

In Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML), use a space-delimited list of comma-separated x-coordinate and y-coordinate pairs to set this attribute. Use simple notation, that is, x1,y1 x2,y2 ... xn,yn.

The following example shows how to create a Polygon element and set the Points property by using code. For the complete sample, see Create Shape Elements Using Code Sample.


//Add the Polygon Element
myPolygon = new Polygon();
myPolygon.Stroke = Brushes.Black;
myPolygon.Fill = Brushes.LightSeaGreen;
myPolygon.StrokeThickness = 2;
myPolygon.HorizontalAlignment = HorizontalAlignment.Left;
myPolygon.VerticalAlignment = VerticalAlignment.Center;
Point Point1 = new Point(1, 50);
Point Point2 = new Point(10,80);
Point Point3 = new Point(50,50);
PointCollection myPointCollection = new PointCollection();
myPointCollection.Add(Point1);
myPointCollection.Add(Point2);
myPointCollection.Add(Point3);
myPolygon.Points = myPointCollection;
myGrid.Children.Add(myPolygon);

More Code

How to: Draw a Closed Shape by Using the Polygon Element

This example shows how to draw a closed shape by using the Polygon element. To draw a closed shape, create a Polygon element and use its Points property to specify the vertices of a shape. A line is automatically drawn that connects the first and last points. Finally, specify a Fill, a Stroke, or both.

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

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