Rect.Intersect Method (Rect, Rect)


Returns the intersection of the specified rectangles.

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

public static Rect Intersect(
	Rect rect1,
	Rect rect2


Type: System.Windows.Rect

The first rectangle to compare.

Type: System.Windows.Rect

The second rectangle to compare.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Rect

The intersection of the two rectangles, or Rect.Empty if no intersection exists.

The following example shows how to use the Intersect(Rect, Rect) method to find the intersection of two rectangles.

private Rect intersectExample2()
    // 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);

    // Create second rectangle to compare to the first.
    Rect myRectangle2 = new Rect();
    myRectangle2.Location = new Point(0, 0);
    myRectangle2.Size = new Size(200, 50);

    // Intersect method finds the intersection between the specified rectangles and 
    // returns the result as a Rect. If there is no intersection then the Empty Rect 
    // is returned. resultRectangle has a size of 190,45 and location of 10,5. 
    Rect resultRectangle = Rect.Intersect(myRectangle, myRectangle2);

    return resultRectangle;


.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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