ContentPresenter.Background Property


Gets or sets the Brush to apply to the background of content handled by the ContentPresenter.

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

void Background(Brush value);
public Brush Background { get; set; }
var brush = contentPresenter.background;
contentPresenter.background = brush;
Public Property Background As Brush
<ContentPresenter Background="{StaticResource resourceName}"/>
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<ContentPresenter Background="colorString"/>
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Property Value


The brush used as the background brush for the contents. The default is a null brush from a pure code perspective, but system style defaults set this to White (for Light theme) or Black (for Dark theme).

Applies to