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ButtonBase.UseVisualStyleBackColor Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets or sets a value that determines if the background is drawn using visual styles, if supported.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in

public bool UseVisualStyleBackColor { get; set; }
/** @property */
public boolean get_UseVisualStyleBackColor ()

/** @property */
public void set_UseVisualStyleBackColor (boolean value)

public function get UseVisualStyleBackColor () : boolean

public function set UseVisualStyleBackColor (value : boolean)

Property Value

true if the background is drawn using visual styles; otherwise, false.

Visual styles are specifications for the appearance of controls. For example, visual styles can define the color, size, and font of controls, and they enable you to configure the visual interface to coordinate with your application interface. Additionally, they provide a mechanism for all Windows-based applications to have visual styles applied.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0