StreamGeometryContext.LineTo Method

Draws a straight line to the specified Point.

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

public abstract void LineTo(
	Point point,
	bool isStroked,
	bool isSmoothJoin


Type: System.Windows.Point

The destination point for the end of the line.

Type: System.Boolean

true to make the segment stroked when a Pen is used to render the segment; otherwise, false.

Type: System.Boolean

true to treat the join between this segment and the previous segment as a corner when stroked with a Pen; otherwise, false.


An attempt was made to add a segment without starting a figure by calling the BeginFigure method.

This method uses the end point of the previous segment as its starting point. If this is the first segment in a figure, it uses the point specified by the BeginFigure method as its start point.

A StreamGeometry cannot be serialized if it contains a Transform or any non-stroked or unfilled segments.

The following example shows how to draw a triangle using the LineTo method.

using System;
using System.Windows;
using System.Windows.Controls;
using System.Windows.Media;
using System.Windows.Shapes;

namespace SDKSample
    // Use StreamGeometry with StreamGeometryContext to define a triangle shape. 
    public partial class StreamGeometryTriangleExample : Page
        public StreamGeometryTriangleExample()
            // Create a path to draw a geometry with.
            Path myPath = new Path();
            myPath.Stroke = Brushes.Black;
            myPath.StrokeThickness = 1;

            // Create a StreamGeometry to use to specify myPath.
            StreamGeometry geometry = new StreamGeometry();
            geometry.FillRule = FillRule.EvenOdd;

            // Open a StreamGeometryContext that can be used to describe this StreamGeometry  
            // object's contents. 
            using (StreamGeometryContext ctx = geometry.Open())

                // Begin the triangle at the point specified. Notice that the shape is set to  
                // be closed so only two lines need to be specified below to make the triangle.
                ctx.BeginFigure(new Point(10, 100), true /* is filled */, true /* is closed */);

                // Draw a line to the next specified point.
                ctx.LineTo(new Point(100, 100), true /* is stroked */, false /* is smooth join */);

                // Draw another line to the next specified point.
                ctx.LineTo(new Point(100, 50), true /* is stroked */, false /* is smooth join */);

            // Freeze the geometry (make it unmodifiable) 
            // for additional performance benefits.

            // Specify the shape (triangle) of the Path using the StreamGeometry.
            myPath.Data = geometry;

            // Add path shape to the UI.
            StackPanel mainPanel = new StackPanel();
            this.Content = mainPanel;

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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