System.Drawing Namespaces

 
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The System.Drawing parent namespace contains types that support basic GDI+ graphics functionality. Child namespaces support advanced two-dimensional and vector graphics functionality, advanced imaging functionality, and print-related and typographical services. A child namespace also contains types that extend design-time user-interface logic and drawing.

NamespaceDescription
System.Drawing

The System.Drawing namespace provides access to GDI+ basic graphics functionality. More advanced functionality is provided in the System.Drawing.Drawing2D, System.Drawing.Imaging, and System.Drawing.Text namespaces.

System.Drawing.Configuration

The System.Drawing.Configuration namespace contains a class that supports configuration for classes in the System.Drawing namespace.

System.Drawing.Design

The System.Drawing.Design namespace contains classes that extend design-time user interface (UI) logic and drawing.

System.Drawing.Drawing2D

The System.Drawing.Drawing2D namespace provides advanced two-dimensional and vector graphics functionality.

System.Drawing.Imaging

The System.Drawing.Imaging namespace provides advanced GDI+ imaging functionality. Basic graphics functionality is provided by the System.Drawing namespace.

System.Drawing.Printing

The System.Drawing.Printing namespace provides print-related services for Windows Forms applications.

System.Drawing.Text

The System.Drawing.Text namespace provides advanced GDI+ typography functionality.

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