.NET Framework Class Library
UITypeEditorPaintValue Method (Object, Graphics, Rectangle)

Paints a representation of the value of the specified object to the specified canvas.

Namespace:   System.Drawing.Design
Assembly:  System.Drawing (in System.Drawing.dll)
Public Sub PaintValue ( _
	value As [%$TOPIC/8zxyaast_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_0%], _
	canvas As [%$TOPIC/8zxyaast_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_1%], _
	rectangle As [%$TOPIC/8zxyaast_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_2%] _
public void PaintValue(
	[%$TOPIC/8zxyaast_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_0%] value,
	[%$TOPIC/8zxyaast_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_1%] canvas,
	[%$TOPIC/8zxyaast_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_2%] rectangle
void PaintValue(
	[%$TOPIC/8zxyaast_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_0%]^ value, 
	[%$TOPIC/8zxyaast_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_1%]^ canvas, 
	[%$TOPIC/8zxyaast_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_2%] rectangle
member PaintValue : 
        value:[%$TOPIC/8zxyaast_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_0%] * 
        canvas:[%$TOPIC/8zxyaast_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_1%] * 
        rectangle:[%$TOPIC/8zxyaast_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_2%] -> unit
public function PaintValue(
	value : [%$TOPIC/8zxyaast_en-us_VS_110_1_0_4_0_0%], 
	canvas : [%$TOPIC/8zxyaast_en-us_VS_110_1_0_4_0_1%], 
	rectangle : [%$TOPIC/8zxyaast_en-us_VS_110_1_0_4_0_2%]


Type: SystemObject

The object whose value this type editor will display.

Type: System.DrawingGraphics

A drawing canvas on which to paint the representation of the object's value.

Type: System.DrawingRectangle

A Rectangle within whose boundaries to paint the value.


Editors should paint within the boundaries of the specified rectangle. This rectangle indicates the area of the Properties window to draw a representation of the value within.

Starting with the .NET Framework 4.6 Preview, the rectangle specified by Bounds will be resized based on the system DPI setting when the app.config file contains the following entry:

  <add key="EnableWindowsFormsHighDpiAutoResizing" value="true" />
Version Information

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1