ControlPaint.DrawBorder Method (Graphics, Rectangle, Color, ButtonBorderStyle)


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Draws a border with the specified style and color, on the specified graphics surface, and within the specified bounds on a button-style control.

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

Public Shared Sub DrawBorder (
	graphics As Graphics,
	bounds As Rectangle,
	color As Color,
	style As ButtonBorderStyle


Type: System.Drawing.Graphics

The Graphics to draw on.

Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle

The Rectangle that represents the dimensions of the border.

Type: System.Drawing.Color

The Color of the border.

Type: System.Windows.Forms.ButtonBorderStyle

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

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 Sub Form1_Paint(ByVal sender As Object, _
    ByVal e As PaintEventArgs) Handles MyBase.Paint

    Dim borderRectangle As Rectangle = Me.ClientRectangle
    borderRectangle.Inflate(-10, -10)
    ControlPaint.DrawBorder3D(e.Graphics, borderRectangle, _
End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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