Graphics.DrawRectangle Method (Pen, Single, Single, Single, Single)


Draws a rectangle specified by a coordinate pair, a width, and a height.

Namespace:   System.Drawing
Assembly:  System.Drawing (in System.Drawing.dll)

member DrawRectangle : 
        pen:Pen *
        x:float32 *
        y:float32 *
        width:float32 *
        height:float32 -> unit


Type: System.Drawing.Pen

A Pen that determines the color, width, and style of the rectangle.

Type: System.Single

The x-coordinate of the upper-left corner of the rectangle to draw.

Type: System.Single

The y-coordinate of the upper-left corner of the rectangle to draw.

Type: System.Single

The width of the rectangle to draw.

Type: System.Single

The height of the rectangle to draw.

Exception Condition

pen is null.

For information about how to draw a RectangleF, see DrawRectangles(Pen, RectangleF[]).

The following code example is designed for use with Windows Forms, and it requires PaintEventArgse, which is a parameter of the Paint event handler. The code performs the following actions:

  • Creates a black pen.

  • Creates the position and size of a rectangle.

  • Draws the rectangle to the screen.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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