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IsEmpty Property

Rectangle.IsEmpty Property

Tests whether all numeric properties of this Rectangle have values of zero.

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

[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
public bool IsEmpty { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
This property returns true if the Width, Height, X, and Y properties of this Rectangle all have values of zero; otherwise, false.

The following code example demonstrates the Intersect, IsEmpty and the IntersectsWith members. This example should be used with a Windows Form. Paste this code into a form and call this method when handling the form's Paint event, passing e as PaintEventArgs.

private void InstanceRectangleIntersection(PaintEventArgs e)
{

    Rectangle rectangle1 = new Rectangle(50, 50, 200, 100);
    Rectangle rectangle2 = new Rectangle(70, 20, 100, 200);

    e.Graphics.DrawRectangle(Pens.Black, rectangle1);
    e.Graphics.DrawRectangle(Pens.Red, rectangle2);

    if (rectangle1.IntersectsWith(rectangle2))
    {
        rectangle1.Intersect(rectangle2);
        if (!rectangle1.IsEmpty)
        {
            e.Graphics.FillRectangle(Brushes.Green, rectangle1);
        }
    }
}

.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

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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