DataGrid.SelectionBackColor Property

 

Gets or sets the background color of selected rows.

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

public Color SelectionBackColor { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Drawing.Color

A Color that represents the background color of selected rows. The default is the ActiveCaption color.

You typically use this method if you are either creating a designer for the System.Windows.Forms.DataGrid or creating your own control incorporating the System.Windows.Forms.DataGrid.

The following code example demonstrates the use of this member.

// String variable used to show message.
string myString = "Selection backgound color changed from: ";
// Store current foreground color of selected cells.
Color myCurrentColor = myDataGrid.SelectionBackColor;
myString += myCurrentColor.ToString();
// Reset selection background color to default.
myDataGrid.ResetSelectionBackColor();
myString += "  to ";
myString += myDataGrid.SelectionBackColor.ToString();
// Show information about changes in color setting.  
MessageBox.Show(myString, "Selection background color information");

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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