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.NET Framework 4.5.2+

LineFillFormat.SetGradientFill(GradientType, Color, Color) Method

Applies a two-color gradient to a line or a shape’s border.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.API.Native

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

NuGet Package: DevExpress.RichEdit.Core


void SetGradientFill(
    GradientType gradientType,
    Color color1,
    Color color2


Name Type Description
gradientType GradientType

An enumeration member that specifies the gradient type.

color1 Color

A color at the start point (0).

color2 Color

A color at the end point (1).


The example below shows how to apply a gradient to a rectangle’s outline.


// Create a rectangle.
Shape rectangle = document.Shapes.InsertShape(document.Range.Start, ShapeGeometryPreset.Rectangle, new RectangleF(300, 200, 500, 300));
// Format the rectangle's outline.
ShapeLine border = rectangle.Line;
// Apply a gradient of two colors to the outline.
border.Fill.SetGradientFill(GradientType.Linear, Color.FromArgb(0x4D, 0x64, 0x8D), Color.FromArgb(0xFF, 0x8B, 0x94));
// Set the line width.
border.Thickness = 6;

Use the LineFillFormat.GradientFill property to adjust existing gradient settings or add more gradient stops.

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