FrameworkElement.FocusVisualSecondaryBrush Property


Gets or sets the brush used to draw the inner border of a HighVisibility or Reveal focus visual for a FrameworkElement.

Equivalent WinUI property: Microsoft.UI.Xaml.FrameworkElement.FocusVisualSecondaryBrush.

 property Brush ^ FocusVisualSecondaryBrush { Brush ^ get(); void set(Brush ^ value); };
Brush FocusVisualSecondaryBrush();

void FocusVisualSecondaryBrush(Brush value);
public Brush FocusVisualSecondaryBrush { get; set; }
var brush = frameworkElement.focusVisualSecondaryBrush;
frameworkElement.focusVisualSecondaryBrush = brush;
Public Property FocusVisualSecondaryBrush As Brush

Property Value


The brush used to draw the inner border of a HighVisibility focus visual.

Windows 10 requirements

Device family
Windows 10 Anniversary Edition (introduced in 10.0.14393.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced in v3.0)


<!-- Specify a color directly -->
<Button Content="Button"

<!-- Use theme resources -->
<Button Content="Button"
        FocusVisualPrimaryBrush="{ThemeResource SystemBaseHighColor}"
        FocusVisualSecondaryBrush="{ThemeResource SystemAccentColor}"/>


The default colors are dependent on the RequestedTheme. Typically, the outer (primary) color is solid black, or equivalent, and the inner (secondary) color is solid white, or equivalent.

HighVisibility and Reveal focus visuals are rendered with an outer (primary) and inner (secondary) border.

For more info, see High Visibility Focus Visuals and Reveal focus.

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See also