GraphicsPath.AddEllipse Method (Rectangle)


Adds an ellipse to the current path.

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

Public Sub AddEllipse (
	rect As Rectangle


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.

Public Sub AddEllipseExample(ByVal e As PaintEventArgs)

    ' Create a path and add an ellipse.
    Dim myEllipse As New Rectangle(20, 20, 100, 50)
    Dim myPath As New GraphicsPath

    ' Draw the path to the screen.
    Dim myPen As New Pen(Color.Black, 2)
    e.Graphics.DrawPath(myPen, myPath)
End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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