Foreground Property

Control.Foreground Property


Gets or sets a brush that describes the foreground color.

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

public Brush Foreground { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.Brush

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

This property only affects a control whose template uses the Foreground property as a parameter. On other controls, this property has no impact.

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

<Button Name="btn1" Foreground="Black" 
void ChangeForeground(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
    if (btn1.Foreground == Brushes.Green)
        btn1.Foreground = Brushes.Black;
        btn1.Content = "Foreground";
        btn1.Foreground = Brushes.Green;
        btn1.Content = "Control foreground(text) changes from black to green.";

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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