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16.18.Gradient Paint
16.18.1.Gradients: a smooth blending of shades from light to dark or from one color to another
16.18.2.Control the direction of Gradients
16.18.3.Horizontal Gradients
16.18.4.Vertical Gradient Paint
16.18.5.Gradients in the middle
16.18.6.Cyclic Gradient PaintCyclic Gradient Paint
16.18.7.Acyclic Gradient PaintAcyclic Gradient Paint
16.18.8.String gradient paintString gradient paint
16.18.9.A non-cyclic gradient

16.18.10.Drawing with a Gradient Color