Brushes

The System.Drawing.Brush class serves as a base class for several kinds of brushes, depending on your needs. Figure 4.3 shows the five derived brush classes provided in the System.Drawing and System.Drawing.Drawing2D namespaces.

Figure 4.3. Sample Brushes

Figure 4.3 was created with the following code:

 Sub BrushesForm_Paint(sender As Object, e As PaintEventArgs) Dim g As Graphics = e.Graphics Dim x As Integer = 0 Dim y As Integer = 0 Dim width As Integer = Me.ClientRectangle.Width Dim height As Integer = Me.ClientRectangle.Height / 5 Dim whiteBrush As Brush = System.Drawing.Brushes.White Dim blackBrush as Brush = System.Drawing.Brushes.Black ...

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