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.DrawEllipse Method (Pen, RectangleF)
Draws an ellipse defined by a bounding
public void DrawEllipse(
This method draws an ellipse that is defined by the bounding rectangle specified by the
The following code example is designed for use with Windows Forms, and it requires
PaintEventArgs e, which is a parameter of the event handler. The code performs the following actions: Paint
private void DrawEllipseRectangleF(PaintEventArgs e)
// Create pen.
Pen blackPen = new Pen(Color.Black, 3);
// Create rectangle for ellipse.
RectangleF rect = new RectangleF(0.0F, 0.0F, 200.0F, 100.0F);
// Draw ellipse to screen.
Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
.NET Framework Client Profile
Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see
.NET Framework System Requirements.