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Rect.Contains Method (Point)

Indicates whether the rectangle contains the specified point.

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

public bool Contains(
	Point point
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Type: System.Windows.Point

The point to check.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the rectangle contains the specified point; otherwise, false.

The following example shows how to use the Contains(Point) 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 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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