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Border.Background Property

Gets or sets the Brush that fills the area between the bounds of a Border.

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

'Declaration
Public Property Background As Brush

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.Brush
The Brush that draws the background. This property has no default value.

The following example shows how to set the value of the Background property by using Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) and code.


Dim myBorder1 As New Border()
myBorder1.BorderBrush = Brushes.SlateBlue
myBorder1.BorderThickness = New Thickness(5, 10, 15, 20)
myBorder1.Background = Brushes.AliceBlue
myBorder1.Padding = New Thickness(5)
myBorder1.CornerRadius = New CornerRadius(15)



<Border BorderBrush="SlateBlue" BorderThickness="5,10,15,20" Background="AliceBlue" Padding="5" CornerRadius="15">


More Code

How to: Wrap a Border Around the Content of a CanvasThis example shows how to wrap a Canvas element with a Border.

.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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