LineCap Enumeration

LineCap Enumeration

 

Specifies the available cap styles with which a Pen object can end a line.

Namespace:   System.Drawing.Drawing2D
Assembly:  System.Drawing (in System.Drawing.dll)

public enum LineCap

Member nameDescription
AnchorMask

Specifies a mask used to check whether a line cap is an anchor cap.

ArrowAnchor

Specifies an arrow-shaped anchor cap.

Custom

Specifies a custom line cap.

DiamondAnchor

Specifies a diamond anchor cap.

Flat

Specifies a flat line cap.

NoAnchor

Specifies no anchor.

Round

Specifies a round line cap.

RoundAnchor

Specifies a round anchor cap.

Square

Specifies a square line cap.

SquareAnchor

Specifies a square anchor line cap.

Triangle

Specifies a triangular line cap.

You can draw the start or end of a line in one of several shapes called line caps. GDI+ supports several line caps, such as round, square, diamond, and arrowhead. The following illustration shows a line with a round cap and an arrow cap.

Pens

The following example draws a line with an arrowhead at one end and a round cap at the other end. To run this example, Create a Windows Form and handle the form's Paint event. Paste the example code into the Paint event handler passing e as PaintEventArgs.

Pen pen = new Pen(Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 0, 255), 8);
pen.StartCap = LineCap.ArrowAnchor;
pen.EndCap = LineCap.RoundAnchor;
e.Graphics.DrawLine(pen, 20, 175, 300, 175);

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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