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ControlPaint.DrawBorder3D Method (Graphics, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Border3DStyle, Border3DSide)

Draws a three-dimensional style border with the specified style, on the specified graphics surface and side, 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,
	int x,
	int y,
	int width,
	int height,
	Border3DStyle style,
	Border3DSide sides
)

Parameters

graphics
Type: System.Drawing.Graphics

The Graphics to draw on.

x
Type: System.Int32

The x-coordinate of the top left of the border rectangle.

y
Type: System.Int32

The y-coordinate of the top left of the border rectangle.

width
Type: System.Int32

The width of the border rectangle.

height
Type: System.Int32

The height of the border rectangle.

style
Type: System.Windows.Forms.Border3DStyle

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

sides
Type: System.Windows.Forms.Border3DSide

The Border3DSide 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);
	}
method. To run this example paste the following code in a form that imports the 

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
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