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 Sub FillRectangle (
	brush As Brush,
	rect As Rectangle
)

Parameters

brush
Type: System.Drawing.Brush

Brush that determines the characteristics of the fill.

rect
Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle

Rectangle structure that represents the rectangle to fill.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

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 Sub FillRectangleRectangle(ByVal e As PaintEventArgs)

    ' Create solid brush.
    Dim blueBrush As New SolidBrush(Color.Blue)

    ' Create rectangle.
    Dim rect As New Rectangle(0, 0, 200, 200)

    ' Fill rectangle to screen.
    e.Graphics.FillRectangle(blueBrush, rect)
End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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