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Border.Background Property

Gets or sets the Brush that fills the area between the bounds of a Border.

Namespace: System.Windows.Controls
Assembly: PresentationFramework (in presentationframework.dll)
XML Namespace:  http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation

public Brush Background { get; set; }
/** @property */
public Brush get_Background ()

/** @property */
public void set_Background (Brush value)

public function get Background () : Brush

public function set Background (value : Brush)

For XAML information, see the Brush type.

Property Value

Brush that draws the background. This property has no default value.

The following example shows how to set the value of the Background property by using Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) and code.

myBorder1 = new Border();
myBorder1.BorderBrush = Brushes.SlateBlue;
myBorder1.BorderThickness = new Thickness(5, 10, 15, 20);
myBorder1.Background = Brushes.AliceBlue;
myBorder1.Padding = new Thickness(5);
myBorder1.CornerRadius = new CornerRadius(15);

<Border BorderBrush="SlateBlue" BorderThickness="5,10,15,20" Background="AliceBlue" Padding="5" CornerRadius="15">

More Code

How to: Wrap a Border Around the Content of a Canvas

This example shows how to wrap a Canvas element with a Border.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0

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