Graphics::CompositingMode Property


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Gets a value that specifies how composited images are drawn to this Graphics.

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

property CompositingMode CompositingMode {
	CompositingMode get();
	void set(CompositingMode value);

Property Value

Type: System.Drawing.Drawing2D::CompositingMode

This property specifies a member of the CompositingMode enumeration. The default is SourceOver.

The compositing mode determines whether pixels from a source image overwrite or are combined with background pixels.


You should not use a CompositingMode property value of SourceCopy when the TextRenderingHint property is set to ClearTypeGridFit. An exception could occur or the image may not render correctly.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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