Chart.GetChartElementOutline Method (Object, ChartElementType)

.NET Framework (current version)

Returns the chart element outline.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Forms.DataVisualization.Charting
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms.DataVisualization (in System.Windows.Forms.DataVisualization.dll)

public ChartElementOutline GetChartElementOutline(
	object element,
	ChartElementType elementType


Type: System.Object

The Chart object.

Type: System.Windows.Forms.DataVisualization.Charting.ChartElementType

The type of the element.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.DataVisualization.Charting.ChartElementOutline

A ChartElementOutline object that contains:

  • An array of points in absolute coordinates that can be used as outline markers around this chart element.

  • A GraphicsPath object for drawing an outline around this chart element.

If the chartElement is not part of the chart, or the elementType cannot be combined with chartElement, the result will contain an empty array of marker points. The marker points are sorted clockwise.

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
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