GraphicsPath.AddRectangle Method (Rectangle)


Adds a rectangle to this path.

Namespace:   System.Drawing.Drawing2D
Assembly:  System.Drawing (in System.Drawing.dll)

public void AddRectangle(
	Rectangle rect


Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle

A Rectangle that represents the rectangle to add.

The following code example is designed for use with Windows Forms, and it requires PaintEventArgse, an OnPaint event object. The code performs the following actions:

  • Creates a path.

  • Creates a rectangle and adds the rectangle to the path.

  • Draws the path to the screen.

private void AddRectangleExample(PaintEventArgs e)

    // Create a GraphicsPath object and add a rectangle to it.
    GraphicsPath myPath = new GraphicsPath();
    Rectangle pathRect = new Rectangle(20, 20, 100, 200);

    // Draw the path to the screen.
    Pen myPen = new Pen(Color.Black, 2);
    e.Graphics.DrawPath(myPen, myPath);

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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