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Rect.Contains Method (Point)

Determines whether this rectangle contains the specified point.

Namespace: System.Windows
Assembly: WindowsBase (in windowsbase.dll)

public bool Contains (
	Point point
public boolean Contains (
	Point point
public function Contains (
	point : Point
) : boolean
You cannot use methods in XAML.



The point to check.

Return Value

true if this rectangle contains the specified point; otherwise, false.

This example shows how to use the Contains method to determine if the rectangle contains the specified Point.

private bool rectContainsExample1()
    // Initialize new rectangle.
    Rect myRectangle = new Rect();

    // The Location property specifies the coordinates of the upper left-hand 
    // corner of the rectangle. 
    myRectangle.Location = new Point(10, 5);

    // Set the Size property of the rectangle with a width of 200
    // and a height of 50.
    myRectangle.Size = new Size(200, 50);

    // Using the Contains method, see if the rectangle contains the specified
    // point. doesContain is true because the point is inside of myRectangle.
    bool doesContain = myRectangle.Contains(new Point(13, 30));

    return doesContain;


Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0