IsVisible Method (PointF)

Graphics.IsVisible Method (PointF)

Indicates whether the specified PointF structure is contained within the visible clip region of this Graphics.

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

public bool IsVisible (
	PointF point
)
public boolean IsVisible (
	PointF point
)
public function IsVisible (
	point : PointF
) : boolean
Not applicable.

Parameters

point

PointF structure to test for visibility.

Return Value

true if the point specified by the point parameter is contained within the visible clip region of this Graphics; otherwise, false.

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 actions:

  • Creates a rectangular clipping region and sets it as the clipping region for the graphics of the form using Replace.

  • Creates two points, one inside the clipping region and one outside.

  • Tests each of the points for visibility and draws only the visible one.

The result is one small red circle, which is within the clip region.

private void IsVisiblePointF(PaintEventArgs e)
{

    // Set clip region.
    Region clipRegion = new Region(new Rectangle(50, 50, 100, 100));
    e.Graphics.SetClip(clipRegion, CombineMode.Replace);

    // Set up coordinates of points.
    float x1 = 100.0F;
    float y1 = 100.0F;
    float x2 = 200.0F;
    float y2 = 200.0F;
    PointF point1 = new PointF(x1, y1);
    PointF point2 = new PointF(x2, y2);

    // If point is visible, fill ellipse that represents it.
    if (e.Graphics.IsVisible(point1))
    {
        e.Graphics.FillEllipse(new SolidBrush(Color.Red), x1, y1, 10.0F, 10.0F);
    }
    if (e.Graphics.IsVisible(point2))
    {
        e.Graphics.FillEllipse(new SolidBrush(Color.Blue), x2, y2, 10.0F, 10.0F);
    }
}

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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