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Correct Way to Capture Form Resize/Paint in C#

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Hey, I need a bit of help here. I''ve got a very basic C# winforms application and I''m using the Graphics.DrawShape functions to draw directly on the form. I want what I''m drawing on the form to scale when the form is resized. I have all my drawing code in a function called DrawGraphics(). My problem is that I need to call DrawGraphics() whenever the form is repainted and whenever the form is resized. Trapping the Paint event isn''t enough, because making a form smaller doesn''t actually fire the event (I don''t know why not). However, often a resize event is followed by a paint event, so it turns out that in some cases I am calling DrawGraphics() twice when I really only need to do it once. I''ve had this problem in the past whenever I tried to scale GUI elements as the form was resized. So if someone could tell me how the pros handle this, that would be super. Thanks a lot! ---------------------------------------- Let be be finale of seem, seems to me. ---------------------------------------- Coding: http://www.stanford.edu/~jjshed/coding Miscellany: http://www.stanford.edu/~jjshed

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When you make a window smaller, nothing *new* has to be drawn.
When you make it bigger, it does....

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