How to draw a top line on a panel.

Posted on 2011-09-28
Last Modified: 2013-12-17

I would like to draw a line on the top edge of a panel.
I quess I need the onpain-event of the panel for that.
But I don't know how! And the line must have the color

Who knows the answer and is willing to help me?

Greetings, Peter Kiers
Question by:peterkiers
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Expert Comment

ID: 36716158
You need to add the Paint Event to the Panel using the Events Tab in its Properties

Then just add something like this in the Paint Handler...

        private void panel1_Paint(object sender, PaintEventArgs e)
            Pen p = new Pen(new SolidBrush(Color.FromArgb(0xC2, 0xC4, 0xCB)));
            e.Graphics.DrawLine(p, 1, 1, 100, 1);

Hope this helps...

Author Comment

ID: 36716191
It does not draw the whole line on the top edge of the panel.


Author Comment

ID: 36716215
I have change:

e.Graphics.Drawline(p, 1, 1, 176, 1);

Now the line is as wide a the panel width.

But when I resize the panel the line stays the same!!!

Accepted Solution

jatkin earned 500 total points
ID: 36716221
Just change the "176" to panel1.width
or whatever your panel is called

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