[Mono-list] LineCap in System.Drawing.Drawing2D does not seem to work

Sebastien Pouliot sebastien.pouliot at gmail.com
Thu Aug 27 08:18:57 EDT 2009

On Wed, 2009-08-26 at 18:11 -0300, Arthur Valadares wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been trying to use linecap to make lines with arrows at the end,
> and while this works fine in .NET, I can't seem to get it to work on
> mono. I know this is dependent on libcairo and libgdiplus, but has
> anyone successfully used pen caps in mono? 
> If yes, I could try recompiling libcairo, libgdiplus and mono from svn
> and try again, but I'm starting to think this isn't implemented at all.
> I've been successful in other settings, such as pen color, seems like
> pen caps is the only thing I haven't been able to do with lines.

There are limitations on what you can do with linecaps because the GDI+
API provides much more options that what's presently possible using
Cairo. In some cases we try to "fake it" but in other cases we simply


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