SettingsFlyout.HeaderBackground property

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Gets or sets the Brush that fills the background of the SettingsFlyout header.


Public Property HeaderBackground As Brush

<SettingsFlyout HeaderBackground="{StaticResource resourceName}"/>

<SettingsFlyout HeaderBackground="colorString"/>


XAML Values


The resource name (x:Key value) of an existing XAML resource that defines a brush. This is the recommended way to specify Brush values in XAML if you have any intention of using the same colors or brushes in more than one part of your UI. See Remarks in Brush or ResourceDictionary and XAML resource references.


The Color for a SolidColorBrush expressed as an attribute string. This can be a named color, an RGB value, or an ScRGB value. RGB or ScRGB may also specify alpha information. See the "XAML Values" section in Color.


Within opening and closing property elements, exactly one object element for an object that derives from Brush. This is typically one of the following classes: LinearGradientBrush, ImageBrush, SolidColorBrush.

Property value

Type: Brush

The brush that provides the background of the SettingsFlyout header. The default is a null brush from a pure code perspective, but the default control template for SettingsFlyout applies a theme resource brush (SettingsFlyoutHeaderBackgroundThemeBrush) for this in a runtime instance of a SettingsFlyout control.


Minimum supported client

Windows 8.1

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012 R2

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Runtime apps only]


Windows::UI::Xaml::Controls [C++]



See also

Quickstart: Using brushes



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