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Control.Foreground Property

Gets or sets a brush that describes the foreground color.

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

'Declaration
<BindableAttribute(True)> _
Public Property Foreground As Brush

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.Brush
The brush that paints the foreground of the control. The default value is the system dialog font color.

This property only affects a control whose template uses the Foreground property as a parameter. On other controls, this property has no impact.

The following example shows how to set the font style property of a control.


<Button Name="btn1" Foreground="Black" 
        Click="ChangeForeground">
  Foreground
</Button>



Private Sub ChangeForeground(ByVal Sender As Object, ByVal e As RoutedEventArgs)

    If (Equals(btn1.Foreground, Brushes.Green)) Then

        btn1.Foreground = Brushes.Black
        btn1.Content = "Foreground"

    Else

        btn1.Foreground = Brushes.Green
        btn1.Content = "Control foreground(text) changes from black to green."
    End If
End Sub


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

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