OnPaintBackground Method
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Control.OnPaintBackground Method

Paints the background of the control.

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

protected virtual void OnPaintBackground(
	PaintEventArgs pevent


Type: System.Windows.Forms.PaintEventArgs

A PaintEventArgs that contains information about the control to paint.

The OnPaintBackground method enables derived classes to handle Windows background erase requests.

Notes to Inheritors:

Inheriting classes should override this method to handle the erase background request from windows. When overriding OnPaintBackground in a derived class it is not necessary to call the base class's OnPaintBackground.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

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