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Shape.Fill Property

Gets or sets the Brush that specifies how the shape's interior is painted.

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

'Declaration
Public Property Fill As Brush
'Usage
Dim instance As Shape 
Dim value As Brush 

value = instance.Fill

instance.Fill = value
For XAML information, see the Brush type.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.Brush
A Brush that describes how the shape's interior is painted. The default is Nothing.

This example shows how to use the Fill property to set the background color of an Ellipse element.

<Page  xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation"
  xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml">
  <StackPanel>
    <Ellipse Fill="Red" Width="100" Height="100" />
  </StackPanel>
</Page>
using System;
using System.Windows;
using System.Windows.Controls;
using System.Windows.Media;
using System.Windows.Shapes;

namespace SDKSample
{
    public partial class SetBackgroundColorOfShapeExample : Page
    {
        public SetBackgroundColorOfShapeExample()
        {
            // Create a StackPanel to contain the shape.
            StackPanel myStackPanel = new StackPanel();

            // Create a red Ellipse.
            Ellipse myEllipse = new Ellipse();

            // Create a SolidColorBrush with a red color to fill the  
            // Ellipse with.
            SolidColorBrush mySolidColorBrush = new SolidColorBrush();

            // Describes the brush's color using RGB values.  
            // Each value has a range of 0-255.
            mySolidColorBrush.Color = Color.FromArgb(255, 255, 255, 0);
            myEllipse.Fill = mySolidColorBrush;
            myEllipse.StrokeThickness = 2;
            myEllipse.Stroke = Brushes.Black;

            // Set the width and height of the Ellipse.
            myEllipse.Width = 200;
            myEllipse.Height = 100;

            // Add the Ellipse to the StackPanel.
            myStackPanel.Children.Add(myEllipse);

            this.Content = myStackPanel;
        }

    }
}

More Code

How to: Paint an Area with a Solid Color To paint an area with a solid color, you can use a predefined system brush, such as Red or Blue, or you can create a new SolidColorBrush and describe its Color using alpha, red, green, and blue values. In XAML, you may also paint an area with a solid color by using hexidecimal notation.
How to: Paint an Area with an Image This example shows how to use the ImageBrush class to paint an area with an image. An ImageBrush displays a single image, which is specified by its ImageSource property.
How to: Make a UIElement Transparent or Semi-Transparent This example shows how to make a UIElement transparent or semi-transparent. To make an element transparent or semi-transparent, you set its Opacity property. A value of 0.0 makes the element completely transparent, while a value of 1.0 makes the element completely opaque. A value of 0.5 makes the element 50% opaque, and so on. An element's Opacity is set to 1.0 by default.
How to: Animate a Property Without Using a Storyboard This example shows one way to apply an animation to a property without using a Storyboard.

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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