PenLineCap Enumeration
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PenLineCap Enumeration


Describes the shape at the end of a line or segment.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Media
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public enum PenLineCap

Member nameDescription

A cap that does not extend past the last point of the line. Comparable to no line cap.


A semicircle that has a diameter equal to the line thickness.


A rectangle that has a height equal to the line thickness and a length equal to half the line thickness.


An isosceles right triangle whose base length is equal to the thickness of the line.

The following illustration shows the available cap styles for lines or segments. The red portion of the line shows the extra area added by the line cap setting.

PenLineCap settings

Line caps

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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