PenAlignment Enumeration


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Specifies the alignment of a Pen object in relation to the theoretical, zero-width line.

Namespace:   System.Drawing.Drawing2D
Assembly:  System.Drawing (in System.Drawing.dll)

public enum PenAlignment

Member nameDescription

Specifies that the Pen object is centered over the theoretical line.


Specifies that the Pen is positioned on the inside of the theoretical line.


Specifies the Pen is positioned to the left of the theoretical line.


Specifies the Pen is positioned on the outside of the theoretical line.


Specifies the Pen is positioned to the right of the theoretical line.

A Pen object has width. The center point of this pen width is aligned relative to the line being drawn depending on the alignment value. A Pen object can be positioned to draw inside of a line or centered over the line.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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