GDI+ Pen Sample
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GDI+ Pen Sample 

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This sample demonstrates several features of the Pen object.

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This sample code is provided to illustrate a concept and should not be used in applications or Web sites, as it may not illustrate the safest coding practices. Microsoft assumes no liability for incidental or consequential damages should the sample code be used for purposes other than as intended.

To open the sample file in Solution Explorer

  1. Click Download Sample.

    The File Download message box appears.

  2. Click Open, and on the left column of the zip folder window, click Extract all files.

    The Extraction Wizard opens.

  3. Click Next. You can change the directory that the files will be extracted to, and then click Next again.

  4. Make sure that the Show extracted files check box is selected, and click Finish.

  5. Double-click the sample's .sln file.

    The sample solution is displayed in Solution Explorer. You might get a security warning that says the solution location is not trusted. Click OK to continue.

To run this sample

  • Press F5.


Several controls allow the user to select pen characteristics:

The user can also select among three transforms:

Once the Pen and transforms are configured, the user can select the figure to draw:

  • Lines   Lines are drawn using the DrawLine method.

  • Intersecting lines   Lines are drawn using the DrawLines method.

  • Circles and curves   Lines are drawn using the DrawEllipse and DrawArc methods.

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