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Graphics.DrawLines Method (Pen, PointF[])

Draws a series of line segments that connect an array of PointF structures.

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

member DrawLines : 
        pen:Pen * 
        points:PointF[] -> unit

Parameters

pen
Type: System.Drawing.Pen

Pen that determines the color, width, and style of the line segments.

points
Type: System.Drawing.PointF[]

Array of PointF structures that represent the points to connect.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

pen is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

-or-

points is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

This method draws a series of lines connecting an array of ending points. The first two points in the array specify the first line. Each additional point specifies the end of a line segment whose starting point is the ending point of the previous line segment.

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 actions:

  • Code creates a black pen.

  • Creates an array of points of segments of the line.

  • Draws the connected line segments to the screen.

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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