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DpiY Property

Graphics.DpiY Property

Gets the vertical resolution of this Graphics.

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

public float DpiY { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Single
The value, in dots per inch, for the vertical resolution supported by this Graphics.

For more information about creating high-resolution applications, see

High DPI.

The following method shows the use of the DpiX and DpiY properties. This example is designed for use with a Windows Form. To run this example, paste it into a form that contains a ListBox named listBox1 and call this method from the form's constructor.

private void PopulateListBoxWithGraphicsResolution()
{
    Graphics boxGraphics = listBox1.CreateGraphics();
    Graphics formGraphics = this.CreateGraphics();

    listBox1.Items.Add("ListBox horizontal resolution: " 
        + boxGraphics.DpiX);
    listBox1.Items.Add("ListBox vertical resolution: " 
        + boxGraphics.DpiY);

    boxGraphics.Dispose();
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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