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Bar.Background Property

Gets or sets the brush used to paint the BarItem’s background. This is a dependency property.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Bars

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Core.v22.1.dll


public Brush Background { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

A Brush object used to paint the BarItem’s background.


The following code sample sets the Bar.Foreground property to #FF505050 and Bar.Background property to LightBlue:

<Window ...
      <RowDefinition Height="Auto" />
      <RowDefinition Height="*"/>
      <RowDefinition Height="Auto"/>
    <dxb:BarContainerControl ContainerType="Top" Grid.Row="0">
      <dxb:MainMenuControl Caption="Main Menu">
        <dxb:BarButtonItem Content="Open" Foreground="#FF505050" Background="LightBlue"/>

WPF Bars - Background Property


The property is supported in the following DevExpress themes:

Theme Family Themes
Windows 10 Dark, Light
Office 2019 Black, Colorful, Dark Gray, White, HighContrast
Visual Studio 2019 Blue, Dark, Light
Office 2016 SE Black, Colorful, Dark Gray, White
Visual Studio 2017 Blue, Dark, Light
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