DrawingAttributes.OutlineColor Property

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Gets or sets the outline color that is used to draw a Stroke.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Ink
Assembly:  System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)


Public Property OutlineColor As Color
public Color OutlineColor { get; set; }
<DrawingAttributes OutlineColor="colorString"/>

XAML Values

  • colorString
    A Color expressed as an attribute string. This can be a named color, an RBG value, or an ScRGB value. RBG or ScRGB may also specify alpha information. See Color.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.Color
The outline color of the stylus that is used to draw a Stroke. The default is Black.


For information about the colors that you can use, see Color.

The outline color is 1 pixel wide, which makes the rendered stroke 2 pixels wider.


The following code example demonstrates how to set the OutlineColor property. This is part of a larger example available in DrawingAttributes class overview.

    'Set drawing attributes to simulate a highlighter
    Private Sub BtHighlighter_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)
        MyDA.Width = 25
        MyDA.Height = 5
        MyDA.Color = Colors.Yellow
        MyDA.OutlineColor = Colors.Yellow
    End Sub

//Set drawing attributes to simulate a highlighter
private void BtHighlighter_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
    MyDA.Width = 25;
    MyDA.Height = 5;
    MyDA.Color = Colors.Yellow;
    MyDA.OutlineColor = Colors.Yellow;

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0


For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.