Specifies the available cap styles with which a Pen object can end a line.
public enum class LineCap
public enum LineCap
type LineCap =
Public Enum LineCap
|AnchorMask AnchorMask AnchorMask AnchorMask||240||
Specifies a mask used to check whether a line cap is an anchor cap.
|ArrowAnchor ArrowAnchor ArrowAnchor ArrowAnchor||20||
Specifies an arrow-shaped anchor cap.
|Custom Custom Custom Custom||255||
Specifies a custom line cap.
|DiamondAnchor DiamondAnchor DiamondAnchor DiamondAnchor||19||
Specifies a diamond anchor cap.
|Flat Flat Flat Flat||0||
Specifies a flat line cap.
|NoAnchor NoAnchor NoAnchor NoAnchor||16||
Specifies no anchor.
|Round Round Round Round||2||
Specifies a round line cap.
|RoundAnchor RoundAnchor RoundAnchor RoundAnchor||18||
Specifies a round anchor cap.
|Square Square Square Square||1||
Specifies a square line cap.
|SquareAnchor SquareAnchor SquareAnchor SquareAnchor||17||
Specifies a square anchor line cap.
|Triangle Triangle Triangle Triangle||3||
Specifies a triangular line cap.
The following example draws a line with an arrowhead at one end and a round cap at the other end. To run this example, Create a Windows Form and handle the form's Paint event. Paste the example code into the Paint event handler passing
e as PaintEventArgs.
Pen pen = new Pen(Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 0, 255), 8); pen.StartCap = LineCap.ArrowAnchor; pen.EndCap = LineCap.RoundAnchor; e.Graphics.DrawLine(pen, 20, 175, 300, 175);
Dim pen As New Pen(Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 0, 255), 8) pen.StartCap = LineCap.ArrowAnchor pen.EndCap = LineCap.RoundAnchor e.Graphics.DrawLine(pen, 20, 175, 300, 175)
You can draw the start or end of a line in one of several shapes called line caps. GDI+ supports several line caps, such as round, square, diamond, and arrowhead. The following illustration shows a line with a round cap and an arrow cap.