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     AppearanceObject Members
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AppearanceObject Methods

Represents an appearance object.

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Public method Assign Overloaded. Copies all settings from the appearance object passed as a parameter.
Public method AssignInternal Copies all the settings in the appearance object passed as the parameter to the current object without raising the Changed event.
Public method BeginUpdate Locks the AppearanceObject object by disallowing visual updates until the EndUpdate or CancelUpdate method is called.
Public method CalcDefaultTextSize Overloaded. Calculates the size of a string painted with the font specified by the current object.
Public method CalcTextSize Overloaded. Calculates the size of the specified string drawn with the specified System.Drawing.StringFormat object.
Public method CalcTextSizeInt Overloaded. Calculates the length of the specified string.
Public method CancelUpdate Unlocks the AppearanceObject object after it has been locked by the BeginUpdate method, without causing an immediate visual update.
Public method Clone Creates a copy of the current AppearanceObject instance.
Public method Combine Copies the activated settings from the appearance object passed as the parameter.
Public method Dispose Releases all resources used by the current appearance object.
Public method DrawBackground Overloaded. Draws the background for the area contained within the specified boundary.
Public method DrawString Overloaded. Draws a text string at the specified position using the specified font, color and format.
Public method DrawVString Draws a text string vertically with the specified angle and at the specified position using the specified font, color and format.
Public method EndUpdate Unlocks the AppearanceObject object after a call to the BeginUpdate method and causes an immediate visual update.
Public method Equals Determines whether the specified System.Object is equal to the current System.Object. (Inherited from System.Object)
Public methodStatic member Equals Determines whether the specified System.Object instances are considered equal. (Inherited from System.Object)
Public method FillRectangle Overloaded. Fills the interior of a rectangle specified by a System.Drawing.Rectangle structure.
Public method GetAppearanceByFont This member supports the internal infrastructure, and is not intended to be used directly from your code.
Public method GetAppearanceByOption This member supports the internal infrastructure, and is not intended to be used directly from your code.
Public method GetBackBrush Overloaded. Gets the solid brush used to draw the element's background.
Public method GetBackColor Gets the background color specified by the appearance object's settings.
Public method GetBackColor2 Gets the ending color of the linear gradient brush, specified by the appearance object's settings.
Public method GetBackPen Gets the pen used to draw the element's background lines and curves.
Public method GetBorderBrush Gets the brush used to draw the element's border.
Public method GetBorderColor Gets the element's border color specified by the appearance object's settings.
Public method GetBorderPen Gets the pen used to draw the border's lines and curves.
Public method GetFont Gets the font settings specified by the appearance object's settings.
Public method GetForeBrush Gets the solid brush whose color is specified by the ForeColor property.
Public method GetForeColor Gets the foreground color specified by the appearance object's settings.
Public method GetForePen Gets the pen whose color is specified by the ForeColor property.
Public method GetGradientMode Gets the background gradient's direction specified by the appearance object's settings.
Public method GetHashCode Serves as a hash function for a particular type. System.Object.GetHashCode is suitable for use in hashing algorithms and data structures like a hash table. (Inherited from System.Object)
Public method GetImage Gets the background image specified by the appearance object's settings.
Public method GetStringFormat Overloaded. Gets the formatting attributes specified by the appearance object's settings.
Public method GetTextOptions Gets the text options specified by the appearance object's settings.
Public method GetTextureBrush Returns a TextureBrush object which uses the image specified by the Image property to fill the interior of a shape.
Public method GetType Gets the System.Type of the current instance. (Inherited from System.Object)
Public method IsEqual Tests whether two objects have the same property values.
Public methodStatic member ReferenceEquals Determines whether the specified System.Object instances are the same instance. (Inherited from System.Object)
Public method Reset Reverts the appearance object's properties to their default values.
Public method ShouldSerialize Tests whether the AppearanceObject should be persisted.
Public method ToString Returns a string representing the current appearance object.
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