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 Sub FillRectangle (
	brush As Brush,
	rect As RectangleF


Type: System.Drawing.Brush

Brush that determines the characteristics of the fill.

Type: System.Drawing.RectangleF

RectangleF structure that represents the rectangle to fill.

Exception Condition

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.

Private Sub FillRectangleRectangleF(ByVal e As PaintEventArgs)

    ' Create solid brush.
    Dim blueBrush As New SolidBrush(Color.Blue)

    ' Create rectangle.
    Dim rect As New RectangleF(0.0F, 0.0F, 200.0F, 200.0F)

    ' Fill rectangle to screen.
    e.Graphics.FillRectangle(blueBrush, rect)
End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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