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RichTextBox.SelectionBackColor Property

Gets or sets the color of text when the text is selected in a RichTextBox control.

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 text color when the text is selected. The default is the value of the DefaultBackColor property.

Use SelectionBackColor to get or set the color of selected text in the RichTextBox. If no text is currently selected, the SelectionBackColor property applies to the current position of the caret. Characters that are entered from that position have the specified SelectionBackColor.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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.