TextBoxBase.SelectionBrush Property

.NET Framework (current version)
 

Gets or sets the brush that highlights selected text.

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

public Brush SelectionBrush { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.Brush

The brush that highlights selected text.

You can specify the brush that highlights selected text by setting the SelectionBrush and SelectionOpacity properties. The SelectionOpacity property specifies the opacity of the SelectionBrush.

The following example creates a TextBox and adds the text, "This is some text." The example sets the SelectionBrush property to red and the SelectionOpacity property to 0.5 to customize the appearance of selected text.

<TextBox SelectionBrush="Red" SelectionOpacity="0.5"
         Foreground="Blue" CaretBrush="Blue">  
  This is some text.
</TextBox>

The following illustration shows the TextBox from the preceding example with its text selected.

TextBox with a red SelectionBrush

Selected text in a TextBox with SelectionBrush set to red

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
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