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Border.Background Property

Gets or sets the Brush that fills the background of the border.

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

public Brush Background { get; set; }
<Border>
  <Border.Background>
    singleBrush
  </Border.Background>
</Border>
<Border Background="colorString"/>

XAML Values

singleBrush

Within opening and closing property elements for Border.Background, exactly one object element for an object that derives from Brush. This is typically one of the following classes defined by Silverlight: LinearGradientBrush, RadialGradientBrush, ImageBrush, SolidColorBrush, VideoBrush.

colorString

The Color for a SolidColorBrush expressed as an attribute string. This can be a named color, an RGB value, or an ScRGB value. RGB or ScRGB may also specify alpha information. See the XAML Values section in Color.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.Brush
The brush that fills the background.

Dependency property identifier field: BackgroundProperty

The following example shows how to set the background of a Border.


<Border Background="Cyan" CornerRadius="20" Grid.Column="2" Grid.Row="2">
    <TextBlock Text="Background Brush" TextWrapping="Wrap" VerticalAlignment="Center" />
</Border>


Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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