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TextEffect.Foreground Property

Gets or sets the Brush to apply to the content of the TextEffect. This is a dependency property.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public Brush Foreground { get; set; }
For XAML information, see the Brush type.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.Brush
The brush used to apply to the TextEffect.

Identifier field

ForegroundProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

The following code example shows how to create an animatable Brush and set it as the Foreground property value.

// Create and configure a simple color animation sequence.  Timespan is in 1000ns ticks.
ColorAnimation colorAnimation =
    new ColorAnimation(Colors.Maroon, Colors.White, new Duration(new TimeSpan(1000000)));
colorAnimation.AutoReverse = true;
colorAnimation.RepeatBehavior = RepeatBehavior.Forever;

// Create a new brush and apply the color animation.
SolidColorBrush solidColorBrush = new SolidColorBrush(Colors.Black);
solidColorBrush.BeginAnimation(SolidColorBrush.ColorProperty, colorAnimation);

// Create a new TextEffect object. Set the foreground to the color-animated brush.
TextEffect textEffect = new TextEffect();
textEffect.Foreground = solidColorBrush;

// Apply the TextEffect to the entire range of characters.
textEffect.PositionStart = 0;
textEffect.PositionCount = int.MaxValue;

// Create a new text Run, and add the TextEffect to the TextEffectCollection of the Run.
Run flickerRun = new Run("Text that flickers...");
flickerRun.TextEffects = new TextEffectCollection();
flickerRun.TextEffects.Add(textEffect);

MyFlowDocument.Blocks.Add(new Paragraph(flickerRun));

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0

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