ComboBoxItem.IsHighlighted Property


Gets a value that indicates whether the item is highlighted.

public:  property bool IsHighlighted {  public:
bool get(); protected:
 void set(bool value); };
public bool IsHighlighted { get; protected set; }
member this.IsHighlighted : bool with get, set
Public Property IsHighlighted As Boolean

Property Value


true if a ComboBoxItem is highlighted; otherwise, false. The default is false.


The following example changes the appearance of a ComboBoxItem when IsHighlighted is true.

    <Style TargetType="ComboBoxItem">
        <Trigger Property="IsHighlighted" Value="True">
          <Setter Property="FontWeight" Value="Bold"/>
          <Setter Property="Foreground" Value="Red"/>
  <ComboBoxItem  Name="cbi1">Item1</ComboBoxItem>
  <ComboBoxItem  Name="cbi2">Item2</ComboBoxItem>
  <ComboBoxItem  Name="cbi3">Item3</ComboBoxItem>


This property can be used by styles that need a highlight to indicate selection.

Starting with the .NET Framework version 3.0 Service Pack 1, IsHighlighted has a protected setter. To use this functionality, your application should target the .NET Framework version 3.5. For more information, see Versions and Dependencies.

Dependency Property Information

Identifier Field IsHighlightedProperty
Metadata properties set to true None

Applies to