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TextBoxBase.ForeColor Property

Gets or sets the foreground color of the control.

[Visual Basic]
Overrides Public Property ForeColor As Color
public override Color ForeColor {get; set;}
public: __property Color get_ForeColor();
public: __property void set_ForeColor(Color);
public override function get ForeColor() : Color;
public override function set ForeColor(Color);

Property Value

A Color that represents the control's foreground color.


You can use the ForeColor property to change the color of the text within the control to match the text of other controls on your form. You can also use this property to highlight a specific text box that contains an invalid value.

To change the background color of the control, use the BackColor property. When setting the ForeColor property of your text control, ensure that the color you choose does not cause the text of the control to disappear. For example, if the ForeColor and BackColor properties are both set to Color.Black, the text within your textbox control will not be visible.


Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, .NET Compact Framework

See Also

TextBoxBase Class | TextBoxBase Members | System.Windows.Forms Namespace | BackColor