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ControlPaint.DrawMenuGlyph Method (Graphics, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, MenuGlyph, Color, Color)

Draws the specified menu glyph on a menu item control within the specified coordinates, height, and width on the specified surface, replacing White with the color specified in the backColor parameter and replacing Black with the color specified in the foreColor parameter.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public static void DrawMenuGlyph(
	Graphics graphics,
	int x,
	int y,
	int width,
	int height,
	MenuGlyph glyph,
	Color foreColor,
	Color backColor
)

Parameters

graphics
Type: System.Drawing.Graphics

The Graphics to draw on.

x
Type: System.Int32

The x-coordinate of the upper left corner of the drawing rectangle.

y
Type: System.Int32

The y-coordinate of the upper left corner of the drawing rectangle.

width
Type: System.Int32

The width of the menu glyph.

height
Type: System.Int32

The height of the menu glyph.

glyph
Type: System.Windows.Forms.MenuGlyph

One of the MenuGlyph values that specifies the image to draw.

foreColor
Type: System.Drawing.Color

The color that replaces White as the foreground color.

backColor
Type: System.Drawing.Color

The color that replaces Black as the background color.

When owner-drawing MenuItem controls, you need to verify property values to determine the correct glyph to draw or remove. For example, when the MenuItem.Checked property is set to true, you must call the Checkmark value of MenuGlyph to draw a check mark on the MenuItem.

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
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