SystemPens.Desktop Property


Gets a Pen that is the color of the Windows desktop.

 static property System::Drawing::Pen ^ Desktop { System::Drawing::Pen ^ get(); };
public static System.Drawing.Pen Desktop { get; }
static member Desktop : System.Drawing.Pen
Public Shared ReadOnly Property Desktop As Pen

Property Value


A Pen that is the color of the Windows desktop.


The following code example demonstrates how to use the Desktop property. To run this example, paste it into a Windows Form. Handle the form's Paint event and call the DrawWithControlDesktopPen method from the Paint event-handling method, passing e as PaintEventArgs.

private void DrawWithControlDesktopPen(PaintEventArgs e)
    Rectangle rectangle1 = new Rectangle(10, 10, 100, 100);
    e.Graphics.DrawRectangle(SystemPens.Desktop, rectangle1);
Private Sub DrawWithControlDesktopPen(ByVal e As PaintEventArgs) 
    Dim rectangle1 As New Rectangle(10, 10, 100, 100)
    e.Graphics.DrawRectangle(SystemPens.Desktop, rectangle1)

End Sub

Applies to