TextElement.Foreground property

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Gets or sets the Brush to apply to the content in this element.

Syntax


public Brush Foreground { get; set; }


<textElementForeground="{StaticResource resourceName}"/>



<textElementForeground="colorString"/>



<textElement>
  <textElement.Foreground>singleBrush</textElement.Foreground>
</textElement>


XAML Values

resourceName

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.

colorString

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.

singleBrush

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 is applied to the text content. The default is a SolidColorBrush with Color value Black.

Remarks

Setting Foreground has no visible effect for LineBreak or InlineUIContainer objects.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Runtime apps only]

Namespace

Windows.UI.Xaml.Documents
Windows::UI::Xaml::Documents [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

TextElement
Quickstart: Displaying text
Quickstart: Using brushes

 

 

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