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Rectangle Class

Draws a rectangle. This class cannot be inherited.

Namespace: System.Windows.Shapes
Assembly: PresentationFramework (in presentationframework.dll)
XML Namespace:

public sealed class Rectangle : Shape
public final class Rectangle extends Shape
public final class Rectangle extends Shape
<Rectangle .../>

The following example shows how to create a Rectangle element and set its properties by using code. For the complete sample, see Create Shape Elements Using Code Sample.

// Add a Rectangle Element
myRect = new Rectangle();
myRect.Stroke = Brushes.Black;
myRect.Fill = Brushes.SkyBlue;
myRect.HorizontalAlignment = HorizontalAlignment.Left;
myRect.VerticalAlignment = VerticalAlignment.Center;
myRect.Height = 50;
myRect.Width = 50;

More Code

How to: Draw a Rectangle

This example shows how to draw a rectangle by using the Rectangle element.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0
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