Rectangle.BackStyle property (Access)

You can use the BackStyle property to specify whether a control will be transparent. Read/write Byte.


expression. BackStyle

expression A variable that represents a Rectangle object.


The BackStyle property uses the following settings.

Setting Visual Basic Description
Normal 1 (Default for all controls except option group) The control has its interior color set by the BackColor property.
Transparent 0 (Default for option group) The control is transparent. The color of the form or report behind the control is visible.

You can set the default for this property by using a control's default control style or the DefaultControl property in Visual Basic.

If the Transparent button on the Back Color button palette is selected, the BackStyle property is set to Transparent; otherwise the BackStyle property is set to Normal.

To make a command button invisible, set its Transparent property to Yes.

See also

Rectangle Object