Graphics.FillRectangle Method (Brush, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32)


Fills the interior of a rectangle specified by a pair of coordinates, a width, and a height.

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

Public Sub FillRectangle (
	brush As Brush,
	x As Integer,
	y As Integer,
	width As Integer,
	height As Integer


Type: System.Drawing.Brush

Brush that determines the characteristics of the fill.

Type: System.Int32

The x-coordinate of the upper-left corner of the rectangle to fill.

Type: System.Int32

The y-coordinate of the upper-left corner of the rectangle to fill.

Type: System.Int32

Width of the rectangle to fill.

Type: System.Int32

Height of the rectangle to fill.

Exception Condition

brush is null.

This method fills the interior of the rectangle defined by thex, y, width, and height parameters, including the specified upper-left corner and up to the calculated lower and bottom edges.

The following code example is designed for use with Windows Forms, and it requires PaintEventArgse, which is a parameter of the Paint event handler. The code performs the following action:

  • Creates a solid blue brush.

  • Creates the location and size of a rectangle.

  • Fills the rectangular area on the screen.

Private Sub FillRectangleInt(ByVal e As PaintEventArgs)

    ' Create solid brush.
    Dim blueBrush As New SolidBrush(Color.Blue)

    ' Create location and size of rectangle.
    Dim x As Integer = 0
    Dim y As Integer = 0
    Dim width As Integer = 200
    Dim height As Integer = 200

    ' Fill rectangle to screen.
    e.Graphics.FillRectangle(blueBrush, x, y, width, height)
End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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