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ToolStripRenderer.DrawMenuItemBackground Method

Draws the background for a ToolStripMenuItem.

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

public void DrawMenuItemBackground(
	ToolStripItemRenderEventArgs e


Type: System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripItemRenderEventArgs
A ToolStripItemRenderEventArgs that contains the data to draw the background for the menu item.

The DrawMenuItemBackground method provides the entry point to the rendering code for the background of a ToolStripMenuItem. Use this method to draw the background of a ToolStripMenuItem when overriding the ToolStripMenuItem.OnPaint method, or to force the background of a ToolStripMenuItem to be drawn in a custom ToolStripRenderer. To change the way the background for a ToolStripMenuItem is rendered, override the OnRenderMenuItemBackground method in a class derived from ToolStripRenderer.

.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.