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 null to not use a background brush. The default is null.

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

Identifier field

BackgroundProperty

Metadata properties set to true

AffectsRender

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
Available since 3.0
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