Assembly: PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
For a table of swatches that show the available pre-defined brush colors, see Brushes.
Any settings on child elements override this top-level setting.
This dependency property also has an attached property usage. In XAML, the usage is <object ="value".../>, where object is an object element (typically a flow element) contained within a TextBlock, and value is a string that resolves to a Brush implementation value. In code, the attached property usage is supported by GetForeground and SetForeground. The attached property usage is not common, because most elements that can be contained in a TextBlock support an analogous nonattached Foreground property, which the TextBlock uses for rendering.
The following example shows how to set the attribute of a TextBlock element.
<TextBlock Name="textBlock" Background="AntiqueWhite" Foreground="Navy" FontFamily="Century Gothic" FontSize="12" FontStretch="UltraExpanded" FontStyle="Italic" FontWeight="UltraBold" LineHeight="Auto" Padding="5,10,5,10" TextAlignment="Center" TextWrapping="Wrap" Typography.NumeralStyle="OldStyle" Typography.SlashedZero="True" > <Run Background="LightGreen">Text run 1.</Run> <LineBreak/><Run Background="LightBlue">Text run 2.</Run> <LineBreak/><Run Background="LightYellow">Text run 3.</Run> </TextBlock>
The following example shows how to set the property programmatically.
Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2