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Geometry.StrokeContains Method (Pen, Point, Double, ToleranceType)

Determines whether the specified Point is contained in the stroke produced by applying the specified Pen to the geometry, given the specified margin of error.

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

public bool StrokeContains(
	Pen pen,
	Point hitPoint,
	double tolerance,
	ToleranceType type


Type: System.Windows.Media.Pen
An object that defines the stroke of a geometry.
Type: System.Windows.Point
The point to test for containment.
Type: System.Double
The maximum bounds on the distance between points in the polygonal approximation of the geometry. Smaller values produce more accurate results but cause slower execution. If tolerance is less than .000001, .000001 is used instead.
Type: System.Windows.Media.ToleranceType
One of the ToleranceType values that specifies whether the tolerance factor is an absolute value or relative to the area of the geometry.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the stroke created by applying the specified Pen to the geometry contains the specified point, given the specified tolerance factor; otherwise, false.

Some Geometry methods (such as StrokeContains) produce or use a polygonal approximation of the geometry. The tolerance factor specifies the maximum distance between points in this polygonal approximation. Smaller tolerance values produce better approximations, but require more processing than an approximation with a large tolerance factor.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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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