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PasswordBox.SelectionForeground Property

Silverlight

Gets or sets the brush used for the selected text in the PasswordBox.

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

public Brush SelectionForeground { get; set; }
<PasswordBox>
  <PasswordBox.SelectionForeground>
    singleBrush
  </PasswordBox.SelectionForeground>
</PasswordBox>
<PasswordBox SelectionForeground="colorString"/>

XAML Values

singleBrush

Within opening and closing property elements for PasswordBox.SelectionForeground, exactly one object element for an object that derives from Brush. The object element is typically one of the following Silverlight classes: LinearGradientBrush, RadialGradientBrush, ImageBrush, SolidColorBrush, or VideoBrush.

colorString

The Color for a SolidColorBrush expressed as an attribute string. This can be a named color, an RGB value, or an ScRGB value. RGB or ScRGB may also specify alpha information. See Color.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.Brush
The brush used for the selected text in the PasswordBox.

Dependency property identifier field: SelectionForegroundProperty

Use the SelectionForeground property to change the foreground of the selected password in a password box control.

The following code snippet shows how you can use the SelectionForeground property to set the foreground of the selected password in a PasswordBox. This example is part of a larger example available in the PasswordBox class overview.

Security noteSecurity Note:

Avoid hard-coding a password within your source code.


<TextBlock Text="Demonstrating styles for PasswordBox" Margin="20,10,0,0" />
<TextBlock FontSize="11" Margin="20,10,0,0">
    Select the following password to view the results of setting the SelectionForeground and SelectionBackground properties.
</TextBlock>
<PasswordBox Margin="20,10,0,0" Password="HelloWorld" Width="200" Height="35" SelectionForeground="Black" HorizontalAlignment="Left">
    <PasswordBox.SelectionBackground>
        <LinearGradientBrush StartPoint="0,0" EndPoint="0,1">
            <GradientStop Color="Gray" Offset="0.0" />
            <GradientStop Color="White" Offset="1.0" />
        </LinearGradientBrush>
    </PasswordBox.SelectionBackground>
</PasswordBox>


Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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