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TreeView.LineColor Property

Gets or sets the color of the lines connecting the nodes of the TreeView control.

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

public Color LineColor { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Drawing.Color
The Color of the lines connecting the tree nodes.

The following code example demonstrates setting the TreeNode line color. To run this example, paste the code into a Windows Form. Call InitializeLineTreeView from the form's constructor or Load event handler.

private TreeView lineTreeView;
public void InitializeLineTreeView()
    lineTreeView = new TreeView();
    lineTreeView.Size = new Size(200, 200);

    lineTreeView.LineColor = Color.Red;

    // Create the root nodes.
    TreeNode docNode = new TreeNode("Documents");

    // Add some additional nodes.


Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0