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AppearanceObject Properties

An appearance object.
Name Description
BackColor Gets or sets the background color.
BackColor2 Deprecated. Gets or sets the end color of the background’s gradient brush.
BorderColor Gets or sets the border color.
ControlAppearance static Gets the default appearance settings which are used to paint 3-D elements in Windows.
DefaultFont static Gets or sets the default font for controls.
DefaultMenuFont static Gets and sets the font used to display text on menus.
EmptyAppearance static Returns an empty appearance object.
Font Gets or sets the font used to paint the text.
FontHeight Obsolete. Gets the height of the font used by the appearance object.
FontSizeDelta Gets or sets an integer value by which the font size is adjusted.
FontStyleDelta Gets or sets an additional style to be applied to the font.
ForeColor Gets or sets the foreground color.
GradientMode Deprecated. Gets or sets the background gradient’s direction.
HAlignment Gets the horizontal alignment of the appearance object’s text.
Image Gets or sets the background image.
IsDefaultFontChanged static Gets whether the default font is changed.
IsDisposed Gets whether the current object has been disposed of.
Name Gets or sets the name of the current appearance object.
Options Provides access to the appearance object’s options.
ParentAppearance Gets the parent appearance object.
TextOptions Provides access to text rendering options (horizontal and vertical alignment, word wrapping, trimming options, etc.).
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