SystemPens.ControlDark Property


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Gets a Pen that is the shadow color of a 3-D element.

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

public static Pen ControlDark { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Drawing.Pen

A Pen that is the shadow color of a 3-D element.

This color is applied to parts of a 3-D element that face away from the light source.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the ControlDark property. To run this example, paste it into a Windows Form. Handle the form’s Paint event and call the DrawWithControlDarkPen method from the Paint event-handling method, passing e as PaintEventArgs.

private void DrawWithControlDarkPen(PaintEventArgs e)
    Rectangle rectangle1 = new Rectangle(10, 10, 100, 100);
    e.Graphics.DrawRectangle(SystemPens.ControlDark, rectangle1);

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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