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Control.OnPaintBackground Method

Paints the background of the control.

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

protected virtual void OnPaintBackground(
	PaintEventArgs pevent
)

Parameters

pevent
Type: System.Windows.Forms.PaintEventArgs

A PaintEventArgs that contains information about the control to paint.

The OnPaintBackground method enables derived classes to handle Windows background erase requests.

Notes to Inheritors

Inheriting classes should override this method to handle the erase background request from windows. When overriding OnPaintBackground in a derived class it is not necessary to call the base class's OnPaintBackground.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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