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Graphics.FillRectangles Method (Brush, Rectangle[])

Fills the interiors of a series of rectangles specified by Rectangle structures.

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

public void FillRectangles(
	Brush brush,
	Rectangle[] rects
)

Parameters

brush
Type: System.Drawing.Brush

Brush that determines the characteristics of the fill.

rects
Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle[]

Array of Rectangle structures that represent the rectangles to fill.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

brush is null.

The following code example is designed for use with Windows Forms, and it requires PaintEventArgs e, which is a parameter of the Paint event handler. The code performs the following action:

  • Creates a solid blue brush.

  • Creates an array of three rectangles.

  • Fills the three rectangular areas on the screen.

private void FillRectanglesRectangle(PaintEventArgs e)
{

    // Create solid brush.
    SolidBrush blueBrush = new SolidBrush(Color.Blue);

    // Create array of rectangles.
    Rectangle[] rects = { new Rectangle(0, 0, 100, 200), new Rectangle(100, 200, 250, 50), new Rectangle(300, 0, 50, 100) };

    // Fill rectangles to screen.
    e.Graphics.FillRectangles(blueBrush, rects);
}

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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