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DataControlBase.DataAreaBackground Property

Gets or sets the brush used to paint the background of the GridControl/TreeListControl‘s data area. This is a dependency property.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid.v23.1.Core.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Wpf.Grid.Core


public Brush DataAreaBackground { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

Paints the background of the control’s data area.


The DataAreaBackground property allows you to change the GridControl/TreeListControl data area‘s background. To change the background of the entire control, use the GridControl.Background / TreeListControl.Background properties.

<dxg:GridControl ItemsSource="{Binding Orders}" 
                 DataAreaBackground="LightCyan" ... />


The following example allows you to use the ColorEdit controls to specify the Background and DataAreaBackground properties.

View Example: How to Specify Data Grid Background


The CardView does not support the DataAreaBackground property.

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