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Shape.Fill Property

Gets or sets the Brush that specifies how the shape's interior is painted.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Shapes
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

Public Property Fill As Brush

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.Brush
A Brush that describes how the shape's interior is painted. The default is Nothing.

This example shows how to use the Fill property to set the background color of an Ellipse element.

<Page  xmlns=""
    <Ellipse Fill="Red" Width="100" Height="100" />

Imports Microsoft.VisualBasic
Imports System
Imports System.Windows
Imports System.Windows.Controls
Imports System.Windows.Media
Imports System.Windows.Shapes

Namespace SDKSample
	Partial Public Class SetBackgroundColorOfShapeExample
		Inherits Page
		Public Sub New()
			' Create a StackPanel to contain the shape.
			Dim myStackPanel As New StackPanel()

			' Create a red Ellipse.
			Dim myEllipse As New Ellipse()

			' Create a SolidColorBrush with a red color to fill the 
			' Ellipse with.
			Dim mySolidColorBrush As New SolidColorBrush()

			' Describes the brush's color using RGB values. 
			' Each value has a range of 0-255.
			mySolidColorBrush.Color = Color.FromArgb(255, 255, 255, 0)
			myEllipse.Fill = mySolidColorBrush
			myEllipse.StrokeThickness = 2
			myEllipse.Stroke = Brushes.Black

			' Set the width and height of the Ellipse.
			myEllipse.Width = 200
			myEllipse.Height = 100

			' Add the Ellipse to the StackPanel.

			Me.Content = myStackPanel
		End Sub

	End Class
End Namespace

More Code

How to: Paint an Area with a Solid ColorTo paint an area with a solid color, you can use a predefined system brush, such as Red or Blue, or you can create a new SolidColorBrush and describe its Color using alpha, red, green, and blue values. In XAML, you may also paint an area with a solid color by using hexidecimal notation.
How to: Paint an Area with an ImageThis example shows how to use the ImageBrush class to paint an area with an image. An ImageBrush displays a single image, which is specified by its ImageSource property.
How to: Make a UIElement Transparent or Semi-TransparentThis example shows how to make a UIElement transparent or semi-transparent. To make an element transparent or semi-transparent, you set its Opacity property. A value of 0.0 makes the element completely transparent, while a value of 1.0 makes the element completely opaque. A value of 0.5 makes the element 50% opaque, and so on. An element's Opacity is set to 1.0 by default.
How to: Animate a Property Without Using a StoryboardThis example shows one way to apply an animation to a property without using a Storyboard.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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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