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.NET Framework 4.5.2+

ShapeLine.BeginArrowType Property

Specifies the arrowhead type at the beginning of a line.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.API.Native

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

NuGet Package: DevExpress.RichEdit.Core


LineArrowType BeginArrowType { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

An enumeration member that specifies the arrowhead type.


Use the ShapeLine.BeginArrowType and ShapeLine.EndArrowType properties to display arrowheads at the start and end of a line. The following properties allow you to specify the arrowhead size:

The example below shows how to create and format a line with arrowheads on both sides.


// Add a line to a document.
Shape lineArrow = document.Shapes.InsertLine(document.Range.Start, new PointF(300, 300), new PointF(850, 300));
ShapeLine lineFormat = lineArrow.Line;
// Specify the line color.
lineFormat.Color = Color.OrangeRed;
// Set the line width.
lineFormat.Thickness = 5;
// Add arrowheads to the line ends.
lineFormat.BeginArrowType = LineArrowType.Diamond;
lineFormat.BeginArrowWidth = LineArrowSize.Large;
lineFormat.BeginArrowLength = LineArrowSize.Large;
lineFormat.EndArrowType = LineArrowType.StealthArrow;
lineFormat.EndArrowWidth = LineArrowSize.Large;
lineFormat.EndArrowLength = LineArrowSize.Large;
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