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BackStyle Property [Access 2003 VBA Language Reference]

Office 2003

You can use the BackStyle property to specify whether a control will be transparent. Read/write Byte.

expression.BackStyle

expression Required. An expression that returns one of the objects in the Applies To list.

Setting

The BackStyle property uses the following settings.

Setting Visual Basic Description
Normal 1 (Default for all controls except option group) The control has its interior color set by the BackColor property.
Transparent 0 (Default for option group) The control is transparent. The color of the form or report behind the control is visible.

You can set this property by using Fill/Back Color on the Formatting (Form/Report) toolbar, a control's property sheet , a macro , or Visual Basic .

You can set the default for this property by using a control's default control style or the DefaultControl property in Visual Basic.

Remarks

If the Transparent button on the Back Color button palette is selected, the BackStyle property is set to Transparent; otherwise the BackStyle property is set to Normal.





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