UITypeEditor.PaintValue Method (Object, Graphics, Rectangle)


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Paints a representation of the value of the specified object to the specified canvas.

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

public void PaintValue(
	object value,
	Graphics canvas,
	Rectangle rectangle


Type: System.Object

The object whose value this type editor will display.

Type: System.Drawing.Graphics

A drawing canvas on which to paint the representation of the object's value.

Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle

A Rectangle within whose boundaries to paint the value.

Editors should paint within the boundaries of the specified rectangle. This rectangle indicates the area of the Properties window to draw a representation of the value within.

Starting with the .NET Framework 4.6, the rectangle specified by Bounds will be resized based on the system DPI setting when the app.config file contains the following entry:

  <add key="EnableWindowsFormsHighDpiAutoResizing" value="true" />

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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