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Ellipse Class

Draws an ellipse.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Shapes
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

public final class Ellipse extends Shape

The default Stretch value for an Ellipse is Fill.

The following example shows how to create an Ellipse and set its properties by using code. For the complete sample, see WPF Shapes Gallery Sample.

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How to: Draw an Ellipse or a Circle This example shows how to draw ellipses and circles by using the Ellipse element. To draw an ellipse, create an Ellipse element and specify its Width and Height. Use its Fill property to specify the Brush that is used to paint the interior of the ellipse. Use its Stroke property to specify the Brush that is used to paint the outline of the ellipse. The StrokeThickness property specifies the thickness of the ellipse outline.
How to: Paint an Area with a Solid Color To paint an area with a solid color, you can use a predefined system brush, such as Red or Blue, or you can create a new SolidColorBrush and describe its Color using alpha, red, green, and blue values. In XAML, you may also paint an area with a solid color by using hexidecimal notation.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0