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DefaultBackColor Property
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Control.DefaultBackColor Property

Gets the default background color of the control.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

static member DefaultBackColor : Color with get

Property Value

Type: System.Drawing.Color
The default background Color of the control. The default is SystemColors.Control.

This is the default BackColor property value of a generic top-level control. Derived classes can have different defaults.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the DefaultBackColor, DefaultFont, and DefaultForeColor members. To run the example, paste the following code in a form containing a ListBox called ListBox1. Call the Populate_ListBox method in the form's constructor or Load event-handling method.

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background color and foreground color values for the ListBox  
control. The values are displayed in the ListBox, itself. To run this example add this method to a form containing a ListBox control named ListBox1.
Call the method in the constructor or Load method of the form.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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