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TextElement::Background Property

Gets or sets the Brush used to fill the background of the content area.

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

public:
property Brush^ Background {
	Brush^ get ();
	void set (Brush^ value);
}

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media::Brush
The brush used to fill the background of the content area, or nullptr to not use a background brush. The default is nullptr.

Identifier field

BackgroundProperty

Metadata properties set to true

AffectsRender

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

The following example shows how to set the Background attribute, using Paragraph as the example element.

<FlowDocumentReader>
  <FlowDocument>
    <Paragraph
      Background="Bisque"
      Foreground="DarkGreen"
      Padding="4"
    >
      <Run>
        This text has a foreground color of dark green, and a background color of bisque.
      </Run>
    </Paragraph>
  </FlowDocument>
</FlowDocumentReader>

The following figure shows how the preceding example renders.

Screenshot: Foreground of green, background bisque

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

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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