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BrickGraphics.DrawImage(Image, RectangleF, BorderSide, Color) Method

Adds a specific ImageBrick brick to a report.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraPrinting

Assembly: DevExpress.Printing.v22.2.Core.dll

NuGet Packages: DevExpress.Printing.Core, DevExpress.Win.Dashboard.Design


public ImageBrick DrawImage(
    Image image,
    RectangleF rect,
    BorderSide sides,
    Color backColor


Name Type Description
image Image

The image to draw within a specifc brick.

rect RectangleF

The RectangleF structure that specifies the location and size of the current brick in measurement units, specified via the BrickGraphics.PageUnit property value.

sides BorderSide

Border settings for a specific ImageBrick.

backColor Color

The color to be displayed in the transparent image.


Type Description

The ImageBrick added to a report.


This method adds a specific ImageBrick to a report. The brick’s position is defined via the rect parameter. This parameter also defines brick size. If the rectanlge’s dimensions and actual brick image dimensions are different, the image is stretched or shrunk to fit inside the specified rectangle. To prevent this, the rect dimensions must exactly match the image dimensions. If an image has transparent areas, then these areas are filled with the color specified via the backColor parameter value. If the backColor parameter value is set to Color.Empty, the color used to fill the transparent areas is defined via the BrickGraphics.BackColor property value. Graphical settings which are not defined via these method parameters are obtained from the corresponding BrickGraphics properties.


This example demonstrates how to create an ImageBrick using the BrickGraphics.DrawImage method.


using DevExpress.XtraPrinting;
// ...

    VisualBrick visBrick;
    Image img = imageList1.Images[0];   
    BrickGraphics brickGraph = printingSystem1.Graph;

    // Start the report generation.

    // Create a rectangle.
    RectangleF rect = new RectangleF(new PointF(0, 0), new SizeF(96, 96));

    // Specify a page area.
    brickGraph.Modifier = BrickModifier.Detail;

    // Add an image brick to the report.
    visBrick = brickGraph.DrawImage(img, rect, BorderSide.All, Color.White);

    // Finish the report generation.

    // Preview the report.

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