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GridControl.Background Property

Gets or sets the brush used to paint the background of the GridControl. This is a dependency property.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid.v24.1.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Wpf.Grid.Core


public Brush Background { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

Paints the GridControl’s background.


Use the Background and DataAreaBackground properties to change the background of the GridControl and its data area:

<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 Background property.

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