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Rect Constructor (Double, Double, Double, Double)

Initializes a new instance of the Rect structure that has the specified x-coordinate, y-coordinate, width, and height.

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

public Rect(
	double x,
	double y,
	double width,
	double height


Type: System.Double
The x-coordinate of the top-left corner of the rectangle.
Type: System.Double
The y-coordinate of the top-left corner of the rectangle.
Type: System.Double
The width of the rectangle.
Type: System.Double
The height of the rectangle.


width is a negative value.


height is a negative value.

The following example shows how to create a new Rect structure by using the Rect(Double, Double, Double, Double) constructor.

private Rect createRectExample6()
    // This constructor intializes a new instance of the Rect structure with the specified 
    // x- and y-coordinates and the specified width and height. 
    Rect myRectangle = new Rect(15, 30, 35, 40);

    // Returns a rectangle with a position of 15,30, a width of 35 and height of 40.
    return myRectangle;


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.