Graphics.DrawString Method (String, Font, Brush, PointF)

 

Draws the specified text string at the specified location with the specified Brush and Font objects.

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

member DrawString : 
        s:string *
        font:Font *
        brush:Brush *
        point:PointF -> unit

Parameters

s
Type: System.String

String to draw.

font
Type: System.Drawing.Font

Font that defines the text format of the string.

brush
Type: System.Drawing.Brush

Brush that determines the color and texture of the drawn text.

point
Type: System.Drawing.PointF

PointF structure that specifies the upper-left corner of the drawn text.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

brush is null.

-or-

s is null.

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 text string to draw.

  • Defines the font as Arial (16pt).

  • Creates a solid, black brush to draw with.

  • Creates a point for the upper-left corner at which to draw the text.

  • Draws the string to the screen using the font, brush, and destination point.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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