4.2. Using Pens in GDI+

Pens are another key object in GDI+. As mentioned earlier, pens are used to draw lines and curves and the outlines of graphics shapes. A pen draws lines and curves with a specified width and style. The Pen object provides members to set the width and style of a pen. Pens can have various kinds of dashed lines and line fill styles. Actually, the process of drawing a line creates a region in the shape of a widened line, and that region is filled with a brush. The dashed lines of pens are represented by dash styles. The fill styles of lines can be solids or textures depending on the brush used to create a Pen object.

In this section we will discuss how to create and use pens in GDI+; the Pen and Pens classes; and how to ...

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