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XRCrossTabCell.GetEffectiveBackColor() Method

Returns the cell’s actually used background color.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraReports.UI.CrossTab

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraReports.v23.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Reporting.Core


public override Color GetEffectiveBackColor()


Type Description

The effective background color.


The GetEffectiveBackColor method searches an actual background color in the following order:

  • the cell’s BackColor property value if it differs from the default value;
  • the BackColor property value in a style of the cell’s area (HeaderAreaStyle, DataAreaStyle or TotalAreaStyle) if it is set;
  • the BackColor property value in the GeneralStyle if it is set;
  • the default background color .


See CrossTabStyles for more information about the Cross Tab’s appearance mechanism.

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