Getting Started with Graphics Programming

Getting Started with Graphics Programming

 

This section shows how to get started using GDI+ in a Windows Forms application. The following topics show how to complete several GDI+ tasks such as drawing and filling shapes and text.

In This Section

How to: Create Graphics Objects for Drawing 

Shows how to create a Graphics object for drawing.

How to: Create a Pen 

Shows how to create a pen.

How to: Set the Color of a Pen

Demonstrates how to set the color of a pen.

How to: Create a Solid Brush 

Describes how to create a solid brush.

How to: Draw a Line on a Windows Form 

Demonstrates how to draw a line.

How to: Draw an Outlined Shape 

Describes how to draw a shape.

How to: Draw a Filled Rectangle on a Windows Form 

Explains how to draw a rectangle.

How to: Draw a Filled Ellipse on a Windows Form 

Shows how to draw a filled ellipse.

How to: Draw Text on a Windows Form 

Describes how to draw text.

How to: Draw Vertical Text on a Windows Form 

Shows how to draw vertical text.

How to: Render Images with GDI+ 

Demonstrates how to draw images.

How to: Create a Shaped Windows Form 

Explains how to change the shape of a form.

How to: Copy Pixels for Reducing Flicker in Windows Forms

Explains how to copy pixels from one area to another.

Reference

System.Drawing 

Describes this namespace and has links to all its members.

System.Windows.Forms

Describes this namespace and has links to all of its members.

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