Border::Background Property

Gets or sets the Brush that fills the area between the bounds of a Border. This is a dependency property.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

public:
property Brush^ Background {
	Brush^ get ();
	void set (Brush^ value);
}
For XAML information, see the Brush type.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media::Brush
The Brush that draws the background. This property has no default value.

The following example shows how to set the value of the Background property by using Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) and code.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.
<Border BorderBrush="SlateBlue" BorderThickness="5,10,15,20" Background="AliceBlue" Padding="5" CornerRadius="15">

More Code

How to: Wrap a Border Around the Content of a Canvas This example shows how to wrap a Canvas element with a Border.

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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