Control.OnPaintBackground Method

Paints the background of the control.

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

virtual void OnPaintBackground (
	PaintEventArgs^ pevent
protected void OnPaintBackground (
	PaintEventArgs pevent
protected function OnPaintBackground (
	pevent : PaintEventArgs
Not applicable.



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

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0