TextBoxBase.SelectionBrush TextBoxBase.SelectionBrush TextBoxBase.SelectionBrush TextBoxBase.SelectionBrush Property

Definition

Gets or sets the brush that highlights selected text.

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

Property Value

The brush that highlights selected text.

Examples

The following example creates a TextBox and adds the text, "This is some text." The example sets the SelectionBrush property to red and the SelectionOpacity property to 0.5 to customize the appearance of selected text.

<TextBox SelectionBrush="Red" SelectionOpacity="0.5"
         Foreground="Blue" CaretBrush="Blue">  
  This is some text.
</TextBox>

The following illustration shows the TextBox from the preceding example with its text selected.

TextBox with a red SelectionBrush
Selected text in a TextBox with SelectionBrush set to red

Remarks

You can specify the brush that highlights selected text by setting the SelectionBrush and SelectionOpacity properties. The SelectionOpacity property specifies the opacity of the SelectionBrush.

Applies to