FillRectangle Method (Brush, Rectangle)

Graphics.FillRectangle Method (Brush, Rectangle)


Fills the interior of a rectangle specified by a Rectangle structure.

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

public void FillRectangle(
	Brush brush,
	Rectangle rect


Type: System.Drawing.Brush

Brush that determines the characteristics of the fill.

Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle

Rectangle structure that represents the rectangle to fill.

Exception Condition

brush is null.

This method fills the interior of the rectangle defined by the rect parameter, including the specified upper-left corner and up to the calculated lower and bottom edges.

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 action:

  • Creates a solid blue brush.

  • Creates a rectangle.

  • Fills the rectangular area on the screen.

private void FillRectangleRectangle(PaintEventArgs e)

    // Create solid brush.
    SolidBrush blueBrush = new SolidBrush(Color.Blue);

    // Create rectangle.
    Rectangle rect = new Rectangle(0, 0, 200, 200);

    // Fill rectangle to screen.
    e.Graphics.FillRectangle(blueBrush, rect);

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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