A rectangle is a region whose location is determined by the Left, Top, Right and Bottom properties of this class. The angles of the corners of the rectangle are always drawn at 90 degrees. The routines in this class allow you to draw the rectangle by calling the Windows API Rectangle function.
|(Declarations)||Declarations||Declarations and private variables for the CGDIRectangle class.|
|BorderColor||Property||Get the current value of the color used to draw the rectangle.|
|BorderWidth||Property||Get the current value of the BorderWidth used to draw the rectangle.|
|Bottom||Property||Get the Bottom location of the rectangle.|
|BrushStyle||Property||Get the current style used to fill the rectangle. The value of this property should be set to one of the Windows API Brush Style constants (BS_SOLID, BS_HOLLOW, BS_HATCHED etc.), which are exposed as EnumRectangleBrushStyles constants in this class.|
|FillColor||Property||Get the current value of the color used to fill the rectangle.|
|ForegroundMixMode||Property||Get the current value of the ForegroundMixMode property, which defines how colors from the pen and the colors in the existing image are to be combined.|
|HatchStyle||Property||Get the current value of the style used to fill the rectangle when the BrushStyle is set to hatched. The value of this property should be set to one of the Windows API Hatch Style constants (HS_HORIZONTAL, HS_BDIAGONAL, HS_CROSS etc.) which are exposed as EnumRectangleHatchStyles constants in this class.|
|Left||Property||Get the Left location of the rectangle.|
|PenStyle||Property||Get the value of the style used to draw the rectangle. The value of this property should be set to one of the Windows API Pen Style constants (PS_SOLID, PS_DASHDOT etc.), which are exposed as EnumRectanglePenStyles constants in this class.|
|Right||Property||Get the Right location of the rectangle.|
|Top||Property||Get the Top location of the rectangle.|
|Class_Initialize||Initialize||Set initial values to defaults which may be overridden with property settings.|
|Draw3DRectangle||Method||Draws two Rectangles on a selected device so that they create a 3D effect. This method ignores the regular BorderColor and FillStyle properties, and instead uses the colors which are passed to it to draw a 3D rectangle.|
|DrawRectangle||Method||Draw a rectangle on a selected device.|
|TranslateVBColor||Private||Translates VBA/VB6 color constants for system colors into GDI equivalents. VBA/VB6 color constants, such as vbRed, vbBlue, or values returned using the QBColor() or RGB() functions, can be used directly for the color values used with Windows API calls. However, the VBA/VB6 color constants for system colors (vbButtonFace, vb3DShadow etc.) do not map correctly to those expected by Windows. This function accepts either form of constant and translates the value, if necessary, into the equivalent value expected by the Windows GDI subsystem.|
' Example of the CGDIRectangle class ' ' To try this example, do the following: ' 1. Create a new form ' 2. Paste all the code from this example to the new form's module ' 3. Run the form and click on the background. Two overlapping rectangles are drawn on the form around the location of the click. ' A 3d rectangle is drawn around the outside of the other two rectangles Private Sub Form_MouseUp(Button As Integer, Shift As Integer, x As Single, Y As Single) Dim GDIRectangle As CGDIRectangle Set GDIRectangle = New CGDIRectangle ' Erase the form background cls ' Draw two overlapping rectangles With GDIRectangle ' First rectangle is solid green with a red border .BorderColor = vbRed .FillColor = vbGreen .BrushStyle = rbsBS_SOLID .Left = ScaleX(X, vbTwips, vbPixels) - 50 .Top = ScaleY(Y, vbTwips, vbPixels) - 50 .Right = ScaleX(X, vbTwips, vbPixels) + 50 .Bottom = ScaleY(Y, vbTwips, vbPixels) + 50 ' Draw the first rectangle .DrawRectangle Me.hDC ' Second rectangle is hatched yellow with a blue border .Left = .Left + 25 .Top = .Top + 25 .Right = .Right + 25 .Bottom = .Bottom + 25 .BorderColor = vbBlue .FillColor = vbYellow .BrushStyle = rbsBS_HATCHED .HatchStyle = rhsHS_DIAGCROSS ' Draw the second rectangle .DrawRectangle Me.hDC ' Draw the 3D rectangle .Left = ScaleX(X, vbTwips, vbPixels) - 75 .Top = ScaleY(Y, vbTwips, vbPixels) - 75 .Right = ScaleX(X, vbTwips, vbPixels) + 100 .Bottom = ScaleY(Y, vbTwips, vbPixels) + 100 .Draw3DRectangle Me.hDC, vb3DShadow, vb3DHighlight End With End Sub
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