GraphicsPath.AddEllipse Method (Rectangle)

 
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Adds an ellipse to the current path.

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

public void AddEllipse(
	Rectangle rect
)

Parameters

rect
Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle

A Rectangle that represents the bounding rectangle that defines the ellipse.

The following code example is designed for use with Windows Forms, and it requires PaintEventArgse, an OnPaint event object. The code performs the following actions:

Creates a bounding rectangle that defines an ellipse.

Creates a path and adds the ellipse to the path.

Draws the path to screen.

private void AddEllipseExample(PaintEventArgs e)
{

    // Create a path and add an ellipse.
    Rectangle myEllipse = new Rectangle(20, 20, 100, 50);
    GraphicsPath myPath = new GraphicsPath();
    myPath.AddEllipse(myEllipse);

    // Draw the path to the screen.
    Pen myPen = new Pen(Color.Black, 2);
    e.Graphics.DrawPath(myPen, myPath);
}

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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