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DataGrid.HeaderBackColor Property

Gets or sets the background color of all row and column headers.

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

public Color HeaderBackColor { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Drawing.Color
A Color that represents the background color of row and column headers. The default is the system color for controls, Control.


While trying to set the property, a Color.Empty was passed.

The following code example sets the background color of column headers using a value passed to the method.

Private Sub SetHeaderBackClr(Byval myGrid As DataGrid)
   myGrid.HeaderBackColor = System.Drawing.Color.CadetBlue
End Sub

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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