SmoothingMode Enumeration

Specifies whether smoothing (antialiasing) is applied to lines and curves and the edges of filled areas.

Namespace: System.Drawing.Drawing2D
Assembly: System.Drawing (in system.drawing.dll)

public enum SmoothingMode
public enum SmoothingMode
public enum SmoothingMode

 Member nameDescription
AntiAliasSpecifies antialiased rendering. 
DefaultSpecifies no antialiasing. 
HighQualitySpecifies high quality, low speed rendering. 
HighSpeedSpecifies high speed, low quality rendering. 
InvalidSpecifies an invalid mode. 
NoneSpecifies no antialiasing. 

The SmoothingMode property does not affect text. To set the text rendering quality, use the TextRenderingHint enumeration.

The smoothing mode does not affect areas filled by a path gradient brush. Areas filled using a PathGradientBrush object are rendered the same way (aliased) regardless of the SmoothingMode property.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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