Control.Foreground Control.Foreground Control.Foreground Control.Foreground Property

Definition

Gets or sets a brush that describes the foreground color.

public:
 property System::Windows::Media::Brush ^ Foreground { System::Windows::Media::Brush ^ get(); void set(System::Windows::Media::Brush ^ value); };
[System.ComponentModel.Bindable(true)]
public System.Windows.Media.Brush Foreground { get; set; }
member this.Foreground : System.Windows.Media.Brush with get, set
Public Property Foreground As Brush

Property Value

The brush that paints the foreground of the control. The default value is the system dialog font color.

Examples

The following example shows how to set the font style property of a control.

<Button Name="btn1" Foreground="Black" 
        Click="ChangeForeground">
  Foreground
</Button>
void ChangeForeground(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
{
    if (btn1.Foreground == Brushes.Green)
    {
        btn1.Foreground = Brushes.Black;
        btn1.Content = "Foreground";
    }
    else
    {
        btn1.Foreground = Brushes.Green;
        btn1.Content = "Control foreground(text) changes from black to green.";
    }
}
Private Sub ChangeForeground(ByVal Sender As Object, ByVal e As RoutedEventArgs)

    If (Equals(btn1.Foreground, Brushes.Green)) Then

        btn1.Foreground = Brushes.Black
        btn1.Content = "Foreground"

    Else

        btn1.Foreground = Brushes.Green
        btn1.Content = "Control foreground(text) changes from black to green."
    End If
End Sub

Remarks

This property only affects a control whose template uses the Foreground property as a parameter. On other controls, this property has no impact.

Dependency Property Information

Identifier field ForegroundProperty
Metadata properties set to true AffectsRender, SubPropertiesDoNotAffectRender, Inherits

Applies to