Visual Basic power pack
controls allow us to draw lines, rectangle and oval shapes on your Windows Forms
application. These controls accept many of the graphics methods of system.
Drawing namespace. This enables you to draw lines and shapes in a single step
without having to create graphics objects, pens, and brushes.
We can able to draw horizontal,
vertical, and diagonal lines, rectangles, squares, ovals, circles, and
rectangles and squares with the help of power pack graphical controls. Now we
discuss about and Shape Controls
Introduction to the Line and
Visual Basic Power Packs Line and Shape controls are a set of three graphical
controls that enable you to draw lines and shapes on forms and containers.
-is used to draw horizontal, vertical, and diagonal lines.
control is used to draw circles and ovals.
is used to draw rectangles and squares.
- Drag the LineShape control from the Toolbox drag to a form or container control.
- Drag the sizing and move handles to size and position the line.
Dim ShapeCon As New ShapeContainer
Dim testLine As New LineShape
ShapeCon.Parent = Me
testLine.Parent = ShapeCon
testLine.StartPoint = New System.Drawing.Point(10,
testLine.EndPoint = New System.Drawing.Point(300,
Note: When any Line or Shape
control is added to a form or container, ShapeContainer object