DrawMenuItemBackground Method

ToolStripRenderer.DrawMenuItemBackground Method (ToolStripItemRenderEventArgs)


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
Available since 2.0
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