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
)

Parameters

graphics
Type: System.Drawing.Graphics

The Graphics to draw on.

rectangle
Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle

The Rectangle that represents the dimensions of the border.

style
Type: System.Windows.Forms.Border3DStyle

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

sides
Type: System.Windows.Forms.Border3DSide

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);
}

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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