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Combine several System.Drawing.Graphics into a new or existing Graphics object

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Is it possible to add/combine/merge several System.Drawing.Graphics objects into a new or existing Graphics object.

e.g. when using a printdocument and building the printout within the PrintPage and using e.Graphics, is it possible to have several graphics objects that I can combine into the e.Graphics object without making them into images first. purpose is to handle header, content, and footer in different sections when building the document.

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DotNet 2.0
VS2005 / Csharp

/ Mikael
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by:Mike Tomlinson
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Not sure exactly what you are tyring to do here...

But you can pass the Graphics instance to another sub if you need to:

    Public Sub MakeHeader(ByVal G As Graphics)
        G.DrawString(....)
    End Sub

Just pass in "e.Graphics" from your PrintPage:

    MakeHeader(e.Graphics)

Is that what you are asking?...
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by:activephoto
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Hi Idle Mind,
it is not exacly what I am looking for, I have e.g. 3 graphics obect already that I want to combin after each other into e.g. e.Graphics.

/ Mikael
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Mike Tomlinson earned 2000 total points
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"I have e.g. 3 graphics obect already"

But WHERE did these three graphics come from if they are not "e.Graphics"?

A Graphics is a context for drawing onto SOMETHING so there has to be a drawing surface of some kind associated with them already.

Did you make Bitmaps and get a Graphics from that?

But in answer to your question I don't know of any way to merge two EXISTING Graphics.

You can create a NEW Graphics using Graphics.FromHDC() but eventually you have to use the graphics supplied to you in "e.Graphics"...you can't replace it with something else.


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