Draw Circle sample

This sample shows how to use mouse input to draw a circle.. For more information about the sample, see this article.


  • Client: Windows 8.x or later
  • Server: Windows Server 2016 or later
  • Visual Studio 2019

Build the sample

  1. Start Visual Studio and select File > Open > Project/Solution.
  2. Go to the directory named for the sample, and double-click the solution (.sln) file.
  3. Press F7 or use Build /> Build Solution to build the sample.

Run the sample

  1. To debug the app and then run it, press F5 or use Debug > Start Debugging. To run the app without debugging, press Ctrl+F5 or use Debug > Start Without Debugging.
  2. In the app window, click and drag with the mouse to draw an ellipse.