GetFlattenedPathGeometry Method

Geometry.GetFlattenedPathGeometry Method

Gets a PathGeometry that is a polygonal approximation of the Geometry object.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public PathGeometry GetFlattenedPathGeometry()

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.PathGeometry
The polygonal approximation of the Geometry.

This method uses the default tolerance factor (described by the StandardFlatteningTolerance property) when processing the geometry. To specify your own tolerance factor, use the GetFlattenedPathGeometry method.

Some Geometry methods (such as GetFlattenedPathGeometry) produce or use a polygonal approximation of the geometry. The tolerance factor specifies the maximum distance between points in this polygonal approximation. Smaller tolerance values produce better approximations, but require more processing than an approximation with a large tolerance factor.

.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.

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