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Pens Class

Pens for all the standard colors. This class cannot be inherited.

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

public sealed class Pens

The Pen objects returned by this class are immutable, meaning their properties cannot be changed.

The following method demonstrates how to use the Pens class. This example is designed to be used with Windows Forms. Paste the code into a form and call the UsePensClass method when handling the form's Paint event, passing e as PaintEventArgs.

private void UsePensClass(PaintEventArgs e)
{
    e.Graphics.DrawEllipse(Pens.SlateBlue, 
        new Rectangle(40, 40, 140, 140));
}

System.Object
  System.Drawing.Pens

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
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