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Control.Foreground Property

Gets or sets a brush that describes the foreground color.

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

<BindableAttribute(True)> _
Public Property Foreground As Brush
Dim instance As Control
Dim value As Brush

value = instance.Foreground

instance.Foreground = value
/** @property */
public Brush get_Foreground ()

/** @property */
public void set_Foreground (Brush value)

public function get Foreground () : Brush

public function set Foreground (value : Brush)

For XAML information, see the Brush type.

Property Value

The brush that paints the foreground of the control.The default value is the system dialog font color.

The following example shows how to set the font style property of a control.

<Button Name="btn1" Foreground="Black" 

Sub ChangeForeground(ByVal Sender As Object, ByVal e As RoutedEventArgs)

    If (Equals(btn1.Foreground, Brushes.Green)) Then

        btn1.Foreground = Brushes.Black
        btn1.Content = "Foreground"


        btn1.Foreground = Brushes.Green
        btn1.Content = "Control foreground(text) changes from black to green."
    End If
End Sub

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0