FillRectangle Method (Brush, Single, Single, Single, Single)

Graphics::FillRectangle Method (Brush^, Single, Single, Single, Single)

 

Fills the interior of a rectangle specified by a pair of coordinates, a width, and a height.

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

public:
void FillRectangle(
	Brush^ brush,
	float x,
	float y,
	float width,
	float height
)

Parameters

brush
Type: System.Drawing::Brush^

Brush that determines the characteristics of the fill.

x
Type: System::Single

The x-coordinate of the upper-left corner of the rectangle to fill.

y
Type: System::Single

The y-coordinate of the upper-left corner of the rectangle to fill.

width
Type: System::Single

Width of the rectangle to fill.

height
Type: System::Single

Height of the rectangle to fill.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

brush is null.

This method fills the interior of the rectangle defined by the x, y, width, and height parameters, 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 the location and size of a rectangle.

  • Fills the rectangular area on the screen.

public:
   void FillRectangleFloat( PaintEventArgs^ e )
   {
      // Create solid brush.
      SolidBrush^ blueBrush = gcnew SolidBrush( Color::Blue );

      // Create location and size of rectangle.
      float x = 0.0F;
      float y = 0.0F;
      float width = 200.0F;
      float height = 200.0F;

      // Fill rectangle to screen.
      e->Graphics->FillRectangle( blueBrush, x, y, width, height );
   }

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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