Chapter 18. Working with Graphics

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Understanding the Graphics object

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Working with pens

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Using system colors

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Working with rectangles

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Drawing shapes

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Drawing text

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Persisting graphics on a form

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Visual C# provides an amazingly powerful array of drawing capabilities. However, this power comes at the price of a relatively steep learning curve. Drawing isn’t intuitive; you can’t sit down for a few minutes with the online Help text and start drawing graphics. However, after you learn the basic principles involved, you’ll find that drawing ...

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