Graphics.DpiY Property


Gets the vertical resolution of this Graphics.

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

Public ReadOnly Property DpiY As Single

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 Sub PopulateListBoxWithGraphicsResolution()
    Dim boxGraphics As Graphics = listBox1.CreateGraphics()
    Dim formGraphics As Graphics = Me.CreateGraphics()

    listBox1.Items.Add("ListBox horizontal resolution: " _
        & boxGraphics.DpiX)
    listBox1.Items.Add("ListBox vertical resolution: " _
        & boxGraphics.DpiY)

End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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