FlowDocument.ColumnRuleBrush Property


Gets or sets the Brush used to draw the rule between columns.

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

public Brush ColumnRuleBrush { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.Brush

A Brush to use when drawing the rule line between columns, or null to not use a background brush. The default is null.

The column rule is a line that is drawn between columns, and is used to visually separate columns of content.

For a table of swatches that show the available predefined brush colors, see Brushes.

This property has no effect if the ColumnRuleWidth property is 0 or null.

Column rules are displayed only when there are two or more columns.

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


The following example shows how to set the ColumnRuleBrush property programmatically.

FlowDocument flowDoc = new FlowDocument(new Paragraph(new Run("A bit of text content...")));
// Set a column rule two pixels wide colored Dodger blue.
flowDoc.ColumnRuleWidth = 2.0;
flowDoc.ColumnRuleBrush = Brushes.DodgerBlue;

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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