Graphics.DrawRectangles Method (Pen, Rectangle[])


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Draws a series of rectangles specified by Rectangle structures.

Namespace:   System.Drawing
Assembly:  System.Drawing (in System.Drawing.dll)

member DrawRectangles : 
        pen:Pen *
        rects:Rectangle[] -> unit


Type: System.Drawing.Pen

Pen that determines the color, width, and style of the outlines of the rectangles.

Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle[]

Array of Rectangle structures that represent the rectangles to draw.

Exception Condition

pen is null.


rects is null.


rects is a zero-length array.

The following code example is designed for use with Windows Forms, and it requires PaintEventArgse, which is a parameter of the Paint event handler. The code performs the following actions:

  • Creates a black pen.

  • Creates an array of three rectangles.

  • Draws the rectangles to the screen.

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.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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