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LegendItem.BackSecondaryColor Property

Gets or sets the secondary color of a legend item.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.DataVisualization.Charting
Assembly:  System.Web.DataVisualization (in System.Web.DataVisualization.dll)

public Color BackSecondaryColor { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Drawing.Color
A Color value used for the secondary color of background with hatching or gradient fill. The default value is Empty.

The BackSecondaryColor property is one of several related properties that determine the secondary background color of many Chart objects; it is used when gradient colors are being applied.

This property is only implemented if the ImageStyle property is set to Rectangle.

You can set BackSecondaryColor to any valid ARGB (alpha, red, green, blue) value.

If hatching is used, the BackSecondaryColor property determines the color of the hatching lines for the legend item.

To use gradient colors for a legend cell's background:

To use gradient colors:


This property is applicable only to LegendCell objects with a LegendCellType of either SeriesSymbol or Image.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

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.