FillRectangle Method (Brush, RectangleF)

Graphics::FillRectangle Method (Brush^, RectangleF)

 

Fills the interior of a rectangle specified by a RectangleF structure.

Namespace:   System.Drawing
Assembly:  System.Drawing (in System.Drawing.dll)

public:
void FillRectangle(
	Brush^ brush,
	RectangleF rect
)

Parameters

brush
Type: System.Drawing::Brush^

Brush that determines the characteristics of the fill.

rect
Type: System.Drawing::RectangleF

RectangleF structure that represents the rectangle to fill.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

brush is null.

This method fills the interior of the rectangle defined by the rect parameter, including the specified upper-left corner and up to the calculated lower and bottom edges.

The following code example is designed for use with Windows Forms, and it requires PaintEventArgse, which is a parameter of the Paint event handler. The code performs the following action:

  • Creates a solid blue brush.

  • Creates a rectangle.

  • Fills the rectangular area on the screen.

public:
   void FillRectangleRectangleF( PaintEventArgs^ e )
   {
      // Create solid brush.
      SolidBrush^ blueBrush = gcnew SolidBrush( Color::Blue );

      // Create rectangle.
      RectangleF rect = RectangleF(0.0F,0.0F,200.0F,200.0F);

      // Fill rectangle to screen.
      e->Graphics->FillRectangle( blueBrush, rect );
   }

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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