Code: Drawing a Line on a Form (Visual C#)
This example demonstrates how to draw a line on a form.
System.Drawing.Pen myPen; myPen = new System.Drawing.Pen(System.Drawing.Color.Red); System.Drawing.Graphics formGraphics = this.CreateGraphics(); formGraphics.DrawLine(myPen, 0, 0, 200, 200); myPen.Dispose(); formGraphics.Dispose();
Compiling the Code
This example requires:
- A Windows Application project.
The code needs to be within the scope of the form class. The instance of the form is represented by this.
You should always call Dispose on any objects that consume system resources, such as Pen and Graphics objects.