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GraphicsPath::AddEllipse Method (Rectangle)

Adds an ellipse to the current path.

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

void AddEllipse(
	Rectangle 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 PaintEventArgs e, 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.

   void AddEllipseExample( PaintEventArgs^ e )
      // Create a path and add an ellipse.
      Rectangle myEllipse = Rectangle(20,20,100,50);
      GraphicsPath^ myPath = gcnew GraphicsPath;
      myPath->AddEllipse( myEllipse );

      // Draw the path to the screen.
      Pen^ myPen = gcnew Pen( Color::Black,2.0f );
      e->Graphics->DrawPath( myPen, myPath );

.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
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