SystemPens.HighlightText Property

Definition

Gets a Pen that is the color of the text of selected items.

public:
 static property System::Drawing::Pen ^ HighlightText { System::Drawing::Pen ^ get(); };
public static System.Drawing.Pen HighlightText { get; }
member this.HighlightText : System.Drawing.Pen
Public Shared ReadOnly Property HighlightText As Pen

Property Value

Pen

A Pen that is the color of the text of selected items.

Examples

The following code example demonstrates how to use the HighlightText property. To run this example, paste it into a Windows Form. Handle the form's Paint event and call the DrawWithHighlightTextPen method from the Paint event-handling method, passing e as PaintEventArgs.

private void DrawWithHighlightTextPen(PaintEventArgs e)
{
    Rectangle rectangle1 = new Rectangle(10, 10, 100, 100);
    e.Graphics.DrawRectangle(SystemPens.HighlightText, rectangle1);
}
Private Sub DrawWithHighlightTextPen(ByVal e As PaintEventArgs) 
    Dim rectangle1 As New Rectangle(10, 10, 100, 100)
    e.Graphics.DrawRectangle(SystemPens.HighlightText, rectangle1)

End Sub

Remarks

Selected items may include menu items as well as selected text. For example, the pen may be the color used for the text of selected items in a list box.

Applies to