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ControlPaint.DrawBorder3D Method (Graphics, Rectangle, Border3DStyle, Border3DSide)

Draws a three-dimensional style border with the specified style, on the specified graphics surface and sides, and within the specified bounds on a control.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in system.windows.forms.dll)

public static void DrawBorder3D (
	Graphics graphics,
	Rectangle rectangle,
	Border3DStyle style,
	Border3DSide sides
)
public static void DrawBorder3D (
	Graphics graphics, 
	Rectangle rectangle, 
	Border3DStyle style, 
	Border3DSide sides
)
public static function DrawBorder3D (
	graphics : Graphics, 
	rectangle : Rectangle, 
	style : Border3DStyle, 
	sides : Border3DSide
)
Not applicable.

Parameters

graphics

The Graphics to draw on.

rectangle

The Rectangle that represents the dimensions of the border.

style

One of the Border3DStyle values that specifies the style of the border.

sides

One of the Border3DSide values that specifies the side of the rectangle to draw the border on.

The following code example demonstrates the use of one of the DrawBorder3D methods. To run this example, paste the following code in a form that imports the System.Windows.Forms and System.Drawing namespaces. Ensure the form's Paint event is associated with the event handler in this example.

// Handle the Form's Paint event to draw a 3D three-dimensional 
// raised border just inside the border of the frame.
private void Form1_Paint(object sender, PaintEventArgs e)
{

    Rectangle borderRectangle = this.ClientRectangle;
    borderRectangle.Inflate(-10, -10);
    ControlPaint.DrawBorder3D(e.Graphics, borderRectangle, 
        Border3DStyle.Raised);
}

// Handle the Form's Paint event to draw a 3D three-dimensional 
// raised border just inside the border of the frame.
private void Form1_Paint(Object sender, PaintEventArgs e)
{
    Rectangle borderRectangle = this.get_ClientRectangle();
    borderRectangle.Inflate(-10, -10);
    ControlPaint.DrawBorder3D(e.get_Graphics(), borderRectangle, 
        Border3DStyle.Raised);
} //Form1_Paint

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
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