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ControlPaint.DrawMenuGlyph Method (Graphics, Rectangle, MenuGlyph, Color, Color)

Draws the specified menu glyph on a menu item control within the specified bounds and on the specified surface, replacing White with the color specified in the backColor parameter and replacing Black with the color specified in the foreColor parameter.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public static void DrawMenuGlyph(
	Graphics graphics,
	Rectangle rectangle,
	MenuGlyph glyph,
	Color foreColor,
	Color backColor


Type: System.Drawing.Graphics
The Graphics to draw on.
Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle
The Rectangle that represents the dimensions of the glyph.
Type: System.Windows.Forms.MenuGlyph
One of the MenuGlyph values that specifies the image to draw.
Type: System.Drawing.Color
The color that replaces White as the foreground color.
Type: System.Drawing.Color
The color that replaces Black as the background color.

When owner-drawing MenuItem controls, you need to verify property values to determine the correct glyph to draw or remove. For example, when the MenuItem.Checked property is set to true, you must call the Checkmark value of MenuGlyph to draw a check mark on the MenuItem.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.