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TreeNode.BackColor Property

Gets or sets the background color of the tree node.

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

public Color BackColor { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Drawing.Color
The background Color of the tree node. The default is Color.Empty.

If the BackColor property is set to Color.Empty, the Color used is the BackColor property value of the TreeView control that the tree node is assigned to.

The following code example highlights any TreeNode objects a TreeView control that has its Checked property set to true by setting its BackColor property to Yellow. This code requires that you have a TreeView control on a Form with a collection of TreeNode objects.


public void HighlightCheckedNodes()
{
   int countIndex = 0;
   string selectedNode = "Selected customer nodes are : ";
   foreach (TreeNode myNode in myTreeView.Nodes[0].Nodes)
   {
      // Check whether the tree node is checked.
      if(myNode.Checked)
      {
         // Set the node's backColor.
         myNode.BackColor = Color.Yellow;
         selectedNode += myNode.Text+" ";
         countIndex++;
      }
      else
         myNode.BackColor = Color.White;
   }

   if(countIndex > 0)
      MessageBox.Show(selectedNode);
   else
      MessageBox.Show("No nodes are selected");
}


.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.
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