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ToolStripRenderEventArgs.Graphics Property

Gets the Graphics used to paint.

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

public Graphics Graphics { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Drawing.Graphics
The Graphics used to paint.

The following code example demonstrates how to override the OnRenderToolStripBorder method to draw a custom border around a ToolStrip control. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the ToolStripRenderer class.


// This method draws a border around the GridStrip control.
protected override void OnRenderToolStripBorder(
    ToolStripRenderEventArgs e)
{
    base.OnRenderToolStripBorder(e);

    ControlPaint.DrawFocusRectangle(
        e.Graphics,
        e.AffectedBounds,
        SystemColors.ControlDarkDark,
        SystemColors.ControlDarkDark);
}


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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