TextElement.Background Property

Definition

Gets or sets the Brush used to fill the background of the content area.

public:
 property System::Windows::Media::Brush ^ Background { System::Windows::Media::Brush ^ get(); void set(System::Windows::Media::Brush ^ value); };
public System.Windows.Media.Brush Background { get; set; }
member this.Background : System.Windows.Media.Brush with get, set
Public Property Background As Brush

Property Value

The brush used to fill the background of the content area, or null to not use a background brush. The default is null.

Examples

The following example shows how to set the Background attribute, using Paragraph as the example element.

<FlowDocumentReader>
  <FlowDocument>
    <Paragraph
      Background="Bisque"
      Foreground="DarkGreen"
      Padding="4"
    >
      <Run>
        This text has a foreground color of dark green, and a background color of bisque.
      </Run>
    </Paragraph>
  </FlowDocument>
</FlowDocumentReader>

The following figure shows how the preceding example renders.

Screenshot: Foreground of green, background bisque

The following example shows how to set the Background property programmatically.

Run run = new Run(
    "This text has a foreground color of dark green, and a background color of bisque.");
Paragraph par = new Paragraph(run);

par.Background = Brushes.Bisque;
par.Foreground = Brushes.DarkGreen;
Dim run As New Run("This text has a foreground color of dark green, and a background color of bisque.")
Dim par As New Paragraph(run)

par.Background = Brushes.Bisque
par.Foreground = Brushes.DarkGreen

Remarks

For a table of swatches that show the available predefined brush colors, see Brushes.

Dependency Property Information

Identifier field BackgroundProperty
Metadata properties set to true AffectsRender

Applies to

See also