Graphics class (gdiplusgraphics.h)

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.

Inheritance

The Graphics class implements GdiplusBase.

Methods

The Graphics class has these methods.

 
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::BeginContainer

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::DrawArc

The Graphics::DrawArc method draws an arc.
Graphics::DrawBezier

The Graphics::DrawBezier method draws a B�zier spline.
Graphics::DrawBezier

The Graphics::DrawBezier method draws a B�zier spline.
Graphics::DrawBezier

The Graphics::DrawBezier method draws a B�zier spline.
Graphics::DrawBezier

The Graphics::DrawBezier method draws a Bezier spline.
Graphics::DrawBeziers

The Graphics::DrawBeziers method draws a sequence of connected B�zier splines.
Graphics::DrawBeziers

The Graphics::DrawBeziers method draws a sequence of connected Bezier 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::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::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::DrawEllipse

The Graphics::DrawEllipse method draws an ellipse.
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 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 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 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::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::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::DrawPie

The Graphics::DrawPie method draws a pie.
Graphics::DrawPolygon

The Graphics::DrawPolygon method draws a polygon.
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::DrawRectangle

The Graphics::DrawRectangle method draws a rectangle.
Graphics::DrawRectangles

The Graphics::DrawRectangles method draws a sequence of rectangles.
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::DrawString

The Graphics::DrawString method draws a string based on a font, a layout rectangle, 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::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 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 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::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 a rectangle.
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::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::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::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::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::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::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::GetVisibleClipBounds

The Graphics::GetVisibleClipBounds method gets a rectangle that encloses the visible clipping region of this Graphics object.
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

Creates a Graphics::Graphics object that is associated with a specified device context.
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

Creates a Graphics::Graphics object that is associated with an Image object.
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.
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 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 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 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 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, format, 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.
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 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 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::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::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