Graphics Class

The Graphics class provides methods for drawing lines, curves, figures, images, and text. A Graphics object stores attributes of the display device and attributes of the items to be drawn.

Methods

The Graphics class has these methods.

Method Description
Graphics::AddMetafileComment The Graphics::AddMetafileComment method adds a text comment to an existing metafile.
Graphics::BeginContainer The Graphics::BeginContainer method begins a new graphics container.
Graphics::BeginContainer The Graphics::BeginContainer method begins a new graphics container.
Graphics::Clear The Graphics::Clear method clears a Graphicsobject to a specified color.
Graphics::DrawArc The Graphics::DrawArc method draws an arc. The arc is part of an ellipse.
Graphics::DrawArc The Graphics::DrawArc method draws an arc. The arc is part of an ellipse.
Graphics::DrawArc The Graphics::DrawArc method draws an arc. The arc is part of an ellipse.
Graphics::DrawBezier The Graphics::DrawBezier method draws a Bézier spline.
Graphics::DrawBezier The Graphics::DrawBezier method draws a Bézier spline.
Graphics::DrawBezier The Graphics::DrawBezier method draws a Bézier spline.
Graphics::DrawBeziers The Graphics::DrawBeziers method draws a sequence of connected Bézier splines.
Graphics::DrawCachedBitmap The Graphics::DrawCachedBitmap method draws the image stored in a CachedBitmap object.
Graphics::DrawClosedCurve The Graphics::DrawClosedCurve method draws a closed cardinal spline.
Graphics::DrawClosedCurve The Graphics::DrawClosedCurve method draws a closed cardinal spline.
Graphics::DrawClosedCurve The Graphics::DrawClosedCurve method draws a closed cardinal spline.
Graphics::DrawCurve The Graphics::DrawCurve method draws a cardinal spline.
Graphics::DrawCurve The Graphics::DrawCurve method draws a cardinal spline.
Graphics::DrawCurve The Graphics::DrawCurve method draws a cardinal spline.
Graphics::DrawCurve The Graphics::DrawCurve method draws a cardinal spline.
Graphics::DrawCurve The Graphics::DrawCurve method draws a cardinal spline.
Graphics::DrawDriverString The Graphics::DrawDriverString method draws characters at the specified positions. The method gives the client complete control over the appearance of text. The method assumes that the client has already set up the format and layout to be applied.
Graphics::DrawEllipse The Graphics::DrawEllipse method draws an ellipse.
Graphics::DrawEllipse The Graphics::DrawEllipse method draws an ellipse.
Graphics::DrawEllipse The Graphics::DrawEllipse method draws an ellipse.
Graphics::DrawImage The Graphics::DrawImage method draws an image at a specified location.
Graphics::DrawImage The Graphics::DrawImage method draws an image.
Graphics::DrawImage The Graphics::DrawImage method draws an image.
Graphics::DrawImage The Graphics::DrawImage method draws an image.
Graphics::DrawImage The Graphics::DrawImage method draws an image at a specified location.
Graphics::DrawImage The Graphics::DrawImage method draws an image.
Graphics::DrawImage The Graphics::DrawImage method draws an image.
Graphics::DrawImage The Graphics::DrawImage method draws an image.
Graphics::DrawImage The Graphics::DrawImage method draws an image.
Graphics::DrawImage The Graphics::DrawImage method draws an image.
Graphics::DrawImage The Graphics::DrawImage method draws an image.
Graphics::DrawImage The Graphics::DrawImage method draws an image.
Graphics::DrawImage The Graphics::DrawImage method draws an image.
Graphics::DrawImage The Graphics::DrawImage method draws an image.
Graphics::DrawImage The Graphics::DrawImage method draws an image.
Graphics::DrawImage The Graphics::DrawImage method draws a specified portion of an image at a specified location.
Graphics::DrawImage The method draws a portion of an image after applying a specified effect.
Graphics::DrawLine The Graphics::DrawLine method draws a line that connects two points.
Graphics::DrawLine The Graphics::DrawLine method draws a line that connects two points.
Graphics::DrawLine The Graphics::DrawLine method draws a line that connects two points.
Graphics::DrawLines The Graphics::DrawLines method draws a sequence of connected lines.
Graphics::DrawPath The Graphics::DrawPath method draws a sequence of lines and curves defined by a GraphicsPath object.
Graphics::DrawPie The Graphics::DrawPie method draws a pie.
Graphics::DrawPie The Graphics::DrawPie method draws a pie.
Graphics::DrawPie The Graphics::DrawPie method draws a pie.
Graphics::DrawPolygon The Graphics::DrawPolygon method draws a polygon.
Graphics::DrawRectangle The Graphics::DrawRectangle method draws a rectangle.
Graphics::DrawRectangle The Graphics::DrawRectangle method draws a rectangle.
Graphics::DrawRectangle The Graphics::DrawRectangle method draws a rectangle.
Graphics::DrawRectangles The Graphics::DrawRectangles method draws a sequence of rectangles.
Graphics::DrawString The Graphics::DrawString method draws a string based on a font and an origin for the string.
Graphics::DrawString The Graphics::DrawString method draws a string based on a font, a string origin, and a format.
Graphics::EndContainer The Graphics::EndContainer method closes a graphics container that was previously opened by the Graphics::BeginContainer method.
Graphics::EnumerateMetafile The Graphics::EnumerateMetafile method calls an application-defined callback function for each record in a specified metafile. You can use this method to display a metafile by calling PlayRecord in the callback function.
Graphics::EnumerateMetafile The Graphics::EnumerateMetafile method calls an application-defined callback function for each record in a specified metafile. You can use this method to display a metafile by calling PlayRecord in the callback function.
Graphics::EnumerateMetafile The Graphics::EnumerateMetafile method calls an application-defined callback function for each record in a specified metafile. You can use this method to display a metafile by calling PlayRecord in the callback function.
Graphics::EnumerateMetafile The Graphics::EnumerateMetafile method calls an application-defined callback function for each record in a specified metafile. You can use this method to display a metafile by calling PlayRecord in the callback function.
Graphics::EnumerateMetafile The Graphics::EnumerateMetafile method calls an application-defined callback function for each record in a specified metafile. You can use this method to display a metafile by calling PlayRecord in the callback function.
Graphics::EnumerateMetafile The Graphics::EnumerateMetafile method calls an application-defined callback function for each record in a specified metafile. You can use this method to display a metafile by calling PlayRecord in the callback function.
Graphics::EnumerateMetafile The Graphics::EnumerateMetafile method calls an application-defined callback function for each record in a specified metafile. You can use this method to display a metafile by calling PlayRecord in the callback function.
Graphics::EnumerateMetafile The Graphics::EnumerateMetafile method calls an application-defined callback function for each record in a specified metafile. You can use this method to display a metafile by calling PlayRecord in the callback function.
Graphics::EnumerateMetafile The Graphics::EnumerateMetafile method calls an application-defined callback function for each record in a specified metafile. You can use this method to display a metafile by calling PlayRecord in the callback function.
Graphics::EnumerateMetafile The Graphics::EnumerateMetafile method calls an application-defined callback function for each record in a specified metafile. You can use this method to display a metafile by calling PlayRecord in the callback function.
Graphics::EnumerateMetafile The Graphics::EnumerateMetafile method calls an application-defined callback function for each record in a specified metafile. You can use this method to display a metafile by calling PlayRecord in the callback function.
Graphics::ExcludeClip The Graphics::ExcludeClip method updates the clipping region to the portion of itself that does not intersect the specified rectangle.
Graphics::ExcludeClip The Graphics::ExcludeClip method updates the clipping region with the portion of itself that does not overlap the specified region.
Graphics::FillClosedCurve The Graphics::FillClosedCurve method creates a closed cardinal spline from an array of points and uses a brush to fill, according to a specified mode, the interior of the spline.
Graphics::FillClosedCurve The Graphics::FillClosedCurve method creates a closed cardinal spline from an array of points and uses a brush to fill the interior of the spline.
Graphics::FillClosedCurve The Graphics::FillClosedCurve method creates a closed cardinal spline from an array of points and uses a brush to fill, according to a specified mode, the interior of the spline.
Graphics::FillEllipse The Graphics::FillEllipse method uses a brush to fill the interior of an ellipse that is specified by coordinates and dimensions.
Graphics::FillEllipse The Graphics::FillEllipse method uses a brush to fill the interior of an ellipse that is specified by a rectangle.
Graphics::FillEllipse The Graphics::FillEllipse method uses a brush to fill the interior of an ellipse that is specified by coordinates and dimensions.
Graphics::FillPath The Graphics::FillPath method uses a brush to fill the interior of a path. If a figure in the path is not closed, this method treats the nonclosed figure as if it were closed by a straight line that connects the figure's starting and ending points.
Graphics::FillPie The Graphics::FillPie method uses a brush to fill the interior of a pie.
Graphics::FillPie The Graphics::FillPie method uses a brush to fill the interior of a pie.
Graphics::FillPie The Graphics::FillPie method uses a brush to fill the interior of a pie.
Graphics::FillPolygon The Graphics::FillPolygon method uses a brush to fill the interior of a polygon.
Graphics::FillPolygon The Graphics::FillPolygon method uses a brush to fill the interior of a polygon.
Graphics::FillPolygon The Graphics::FillPolygon method uses a brush to fill the interior of a polygon.
Graphics::FillRectangle The Graphics::FillRectangle method uses a brush to fill the interior of a rectangle.
Graphics::FillRectangle The Graphics::FillRectangle method uses a brush to fill the interior of a rectangle.
Graphics::FillRectangle The Graphics::FillRectangle method uses a brush to fill the interior of a rectangle.
Graphics::FillRectangles The Graphics::FillRectangles method uses a brush to fill the interior of a sequence of rectangles.
Graphics::FillRegion The Graphics::FillRegion method uses a brush to fill a specified region.
Graphics::Flush The Graphics::Flush method flushes all pending graphics operations.
Graphics::FromHDC The Graphics::FromHDC method creates a Graphics object that is associated with a specified device context.
Graphics::FromHDC The Graphics::FromHDC method creates a Graphics object that is associated with a specified device context and a specified device.
Graphics::FromHWND The Graphics::FromHWND method creates a Graphicsobject that is associated with a specified window.
Graphics::FromImage The Graphics::FromImage method creates a Graphicsobject that is associated with a specified Image object.
Graphics::GetClip The Graphics::GetClip method gets the clipping region of this Graphics object.
Graphics::GetClipBounds The Graphics::GetClipBounds method gets a rectangle that encloses the clipping region of this Graphics object.
Graphics::GetCompositingMode The Graphics::GetCompositingMode method gets the compositing mode currently set for this Graphics object.
Graphics::GetCompositingQuality The Graphics::GetCompositingQuality method gets the compositing quality currently set for this Graphics object.
Graphics::GetDpiX The Graphics::GetDpiX method gets the horizontal resolution, in dots per inch, of the display device associated with this Graphics object.
Graphics::GetDpiY The Graphics::GetDpiY method gets the vertical resolution, in dots per inch, of the display device associated with this Graphics object.
Graphics::GetHalftonePalette The Graphics::GetHalftonePalette method gets a Windows halftone palette.
Graphics::GetHDC The Graphics::GetHDC method gets a handle to the device context associated with this Graphics object.
Graphics::GetInterpolationMode The Graphics::GetInterpolationMode method gets the interpolation mode currently set for this Graphics object. The interpolation mode determines the algorithm that is used when images are scaled or rotated.
Graphics::GetLastStatus The Graphics::GetLastStatus method returns a value that indicates the nature of this Graphics object's most recent method failure.
Graphics::GetNearestColor The Graphics::GetNearestColor method gets the nearest color to the color that is passed in. This method works on 8-bits per pixel or lower display devices for which there is an 8-bit color palette.
Graphics::GetPageScale The Graphics::GetPageScale method gets the scaling factor currently set for the page transformation of this Graphics object. The page transformation converts page coordinates to device coordinates.
Graphics::GetPageUnit The Graphics::GetPageUnit method gets the unit of measure currently set for this Graphics object.
Graphics::GetPixelOffsetMode The Graphics::GetPixelOffsetMode method gets the pixel offset mode currently set for this Graphics object.
Graphics::GetRenderingOrigin The Graphics::GetRenderingOrigin method gets the rendering origin currently set for this Graphics object.
Graphics::GetSmoothingMode The Graphics::GetSmoothingMode method determines whether smoothing (antialiasing) is applied to the Graphics object.
Graphics::GetTextContrast The Graphics::GetTextContrast method gets the contrast value currently set for this Graphics object. The contrast value is used for antialiasing text.
Graphics::GetTextRenderingHint The Graphics::GetTextRenderingHint method returns the text rendering mode currently set for this Graphics object.
Graphics::GetTransform The Graphics::GetTransform method gets the world transformation matrix of this Graphics object.
Graphics::GetVisibleClipBounds The Graphics::GetVisibleClipBounds method gets a rectangle that encloses the visible clipping region of this Graphics object.
Graphics::Graphics Creates a Graphics::Graphics object that is associated with a specified device context and a specified device.
Graphics::Graphics Creates a Graphics::Graphics object that is associated with a specified window.
Graphics::Graphics This topic lists the constructors of the Graphics class. For a complete class listing, see Graphics Class.
Graphics::Graphics This topic lists the constructors of the Graphics class. For a complete class listing, see Graphics Class.
Graphics::Graphics This topic lists the constructors of the Graphics class. For a complete class listing, see Graphics Class.
Graphics::IntersectClip The Graphics::IntersectClip method updates the clipping region of this Graphics object to the portion of the specified rectangle that intersects with the current clipping region of this Graphics object.
Graphics::IntersectClip The Graphics::IntersectClip method updates the clipping region of this Graphics object to the portion of the specified region that intersects with the current clipping region of this Graphics object.
Graphics::IsClipEmpty The Graphics::IsClipEmpty method determines whether the clipping region of this Graphics object is empty.
Graphics::IsVisible The Graphics::IsVisible method determines whether the specified point is inside the visible clipping region of this Graphics object.
Graphics::IsVisible The Graphics::IsVisible method determines whether the specified rectangle intersects the visible clipping region of this Graphics object.
Graphics::IsVisible The Graphics::IsVisible method determines whether the specified rectangle intersects the visible clipping region of this Graphics object.
Graphics::IsVisible The Graphics::IsVisible method determines whether the specified point is inside the visible clipping region of this Graphics object.
Graphics::IsVisible The Graphics::IsVisible method determines whether the specified point is inside the visible clipping region of this Graphics object.
Graphics::IsVisible The Graphics::IsVisible method determines whether the specified rectangle intersects the visible clipping region of this Graphics object.
Graphics::IsVisible The Graphics::IsVisible method determines whether the specified rectangle intersects the visible clipping region of this Graphics object.
Graphics::IsVisibleClipEmpty The Graphics::IsVisibleClipEmpty method determines whether the visible clipping region of this Graphics object is empty. The visible clipping region is the intersection of the clipping region of this Graphics object and the clipping region of the window.
Graphics::MeasureCharacterRanges The Graphics::MeasureCharacterRanges method gets a set of regions each of which bounds a range of character positions within a string.
Graphics::MeasureDriverString The Graphics::MeasureDriverString method measures the bounding box for the specified characters and their corresponding positions.
Graphics::MeasureString The Graphics::MeasureString method measures the extent of the string in the specified font, format, and layout rectangle.
Graphics::MeasureString The Graphics::MeasureString method measures the extent of the string in the specified font, format, and layout rectangle.
Graphics::MeasureString The Graphics::MeasureString method measures the extent of the string in the specified font and layout rectangle.
Graphics::MeasureString The Graphics::MeasureString method measures the extent of the string in the specified font and layout rectangle.
Graphics::MultiplyTransform The Graphics::MultiplyTransform method updates this Graphics object's world transformation matrix with the product of itself and another matrix.
Graphics::ReleaseHDC The Graphics::ReleaseHDC method releases a device context handle obtained by a previous call to the Graphics::GetHDC method of this Graphics object.
Graphics::ResetClip The Graphics::ResetClip method sets the clipping region of this Graphics object to an infinite region.
Graphics::ResetTransform The Graphics::ResetTransform method sets the world transformation matrix of this Graphics object to the identity matrix.
Graphics::Restore The Graphics::Restore method sets the state of this Graphics object to the state stored by a previous call to the Graphics::Save method of this Graphics object.
Graphics::RotateTransform The Graphics::RotateTransform method updates the world transformation matrix of this Graphics object with the product of itself and a rotation matrix.
Graphics::Save The Graphics::Save method saves the current state (transformations, clipping region, and quality settings) of this Graphics object. You can restore the state later by calling the Graphics::Restore method.
Graphics::ScaleTransform The Graphics::ScaleTransform method updates this Graphics object's world transformation matrix with the product of itself and a scaling matrix.
Graphics::SetAbort Not used in Windows GDI+ versions 1.0 and 1.1.
Graphics::SetClip The Graphics::SetClip method updates the clipping region of this Graphics object to a region that is the combination of itself and a rectangle.
Graphics::SetClip The Graphics::SetClip method updates the clipping region of this Graphics object to a region that is the combination of itself and a rectangle.
Graphics::SetClip The Graphics::SetClip method updates the clipping region of this Graphics object to a region that is the combination of itself and the region specified by a graphics path.
Graphics::SetClip The Graphics::SetClip method updates the clipping region of this Graphics object to a region that is the combination of itself and the region specified by a Region object.
Graphics::SetClip The Graphics::SetClip method updates the clipping region of this Graphics object to a region that is the combination of itself and a Windows Graphics Device Interface (GDI) region.
Graphics::SetCompositingMode The Graphics::SetCompositingMode method sets the compositing mode of this Graphics object.
Graphics::SetCompositingQuality The Graphics::SetCompositingQuality method sets the compositing quality of this Graphics object.
Graphics::SetInterpolationMode The Graphics::SetInterpolationMode method sets the interpolation mode of this Graphics object. The interpolation mode determines the algorithm that is used when images are scaled or rotated.
Graphics::SetPageScale The Graphics::SetPageScale method sets the scaling factor for the page transformation of this Graphics object. The page transformation converts page coordinates to device coordinates.
Graphics::SetPageUnit The Graphics::SetPageUnit method sets the unit of measure for this Graphics object. The page unit belongs to the page transformation, which converts page coordinates to device coordinates.
Graphics::SetPixelOffsetMode The Graphics::SetPixelOffsetMode method sets the pixel offset mode of this Graphics object.
Graphics::SetRenderingOrigin The Graphics::SetRenderingOrigin method sets the rendering origin of this Graphics object. The rendering origin is used to set the dither origin for 8-bits-per-pixel and 16-bits-per-pixel dithering and is also used to set the origin for hatch brushes.
Graphics::SetSmoothingMode The Graphics::SetSmoothingMode method sets the rendering quality of the Graphics object.
Graphics::SetTextContrast The Graphics::SetTextContrast method sets the contrast value of this Graphics object. The contrast value is used for antialiasing text.
Graphics::SetTextRenderingHint The Graphics::SetTextRenderingHint method sets the text rendering mode of this Graphics object.
Graphics::SetTransform The Graphics::SetTransform method sets the world transformation of this Graphics object.
Graphics::TransformPoints The Graphics::TransformPoints method converts an array of points from one coordinate space to another. The conversion is based on the current world and page transformations of this Graphics object.
Graphics::TranslateClip The Graphics::TranslateClip method translates the clipping region of this Graphics object.
Graphics::TranslateTransform The Graphics::TranslateTransform method updates this Graphics object's world transformation matrix with the product of itself and a translation matrix.

Requirements

   
Target Platform Windows
Header gdiplusgraphics.h