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StreamGeometryContext.PolyLineTo Method (IList<Point>, Boolean, Boolean)


Draws one or more connected straight lines.

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

public abstract void PolyLineTo(
	IList<Point> points,
	bool isStroked,
	bool isSmoothJoin


Type: System.Collections.Generic.IList<Point>

The collection of points that specify destination points for one or more connected straight lines.

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.

Exception Condition

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 PolyLineTo method.

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

namespace SDKSample
    public partial class StreamGeometryPolyLineToExample : Page
        public StreamGeometryPolyLineToExample()
            // 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();

            // 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.
                ctx.BeginFigure(new Point(10, 100), true /* is filled */, true /* is closed */);

                // Create a collection of Point structures that will be used with the PolyLineTo 
                // Method to create a triangle.
                List<Point> pointList = new List<Point>();

                // Two Points are added to the collection. The PolyLineTo method will draw lines
                // between the Points of the collection.
                pointList.Add(new Point(100, 100));
                pointList.Add(new Point(100, 50));

                // Create a triangle using the collection of Point Structures.
                ctx.PolyLineTo(pointList, 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
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