Graphics.FillEllipse Method (Brush, RectangleF)


Fills the interior of an ellipse defined by a bounding rectangle specified by a RectangleF structure.

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

Public Sub FillEllipse (
	brush As Brush,
	rect As RectangleF


Type: System.Drawing.Brush

Brush that determines the characteristics of the fill.

Type: System.Drawing.RectangleF

RectangleF structure that represents the bounding rectangle that defines the ellipse.

Exception Condition

brush is null.

This method fills the interior of an ellipse with a Brush. The ellipse is defined by the bounding rectangle represented by the rect parameter.

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 solid red brush.

  • Creates a rectangle that bounds an ellipse.

  • Fills the ellipse on the screen.

Public Sub FillEllipseRectangleF(ByVal e As PaintEventArgs)

    ' Create solid brush.
    Dim redBrush As New SolidBrush(Color.Red)

    ' Create rectangle for ellipse.
    Dim x As Single = 0.0F
    Dim y As Single = 0.0F
    Dim width As Single = 200.0F
    Dim height As Single = 100.0F
    Dim rect As New RectangleF(x, y, width, height)

    ' Fill ellipse on screen.
    e.Graphics.FillEllipse(redBrush, rect)
End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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