Is it possible to use the System.Drawing.Graphics methods without having to put code in the control's Paint event? If so, how?


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What are you trying to do?

yes it is possible

private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
            Graphics g = this.CreateGraphics();
            Pen pe = new Pen(Color.Black);
            Point pt1 = new Point(125, 80);
            Point pt2 = new Point(125, 150);
            g.DrawLine(pe, pt1, pt2);

u do need to declare

using System.Drawing;

at the top

i hope this helps

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