Spread Windows Forms 13.0 Product Documentation
FarPoint.Win.Spread Assembly / FarPoint.Win.Spread Namespace / Column Class / BackColor Property

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    BackColor Property (Column)
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    Gets or sets the default background color for cells in this column.
    Public Property BackColor As Color
    Dim instance As Column
    Dim value As Color
    instance.BackColor = value
    value = instance.BackColor
    public Color BackColor {get; set;}

    Property Value

    Color object containing the background color

    The setting for this property can be overridden if a named style is assigned to the cells in the column using the StyleName property, and that named style sets the background color.

    When cells in a column are locked with the Lock and Protect properties, the value of the SheetView.LockBackColor property overrides the value of this property.

    If you use this property to retrieve the background color for a range of cells that do not have the same background color, the background color of the active cell is returned.

    This property does not change the background color of the drop-down list portion of a combo box cell. The background color of the drop-down list portion of a combo box cell is always white.

    If you are working with button cells, use the CellType.ButtonCellType.ButtonColor property to specify the color of the face of the buttons. If you prefer, you can use alternating background colors for the rows in the spreadsheet by using the AlternatingRow.BackColor property for each alternating row.

    Specify the text color for the cells in a column by setting the ForeColor property.

    This example specifies the background color for the column.
    FarPoint.Win.Spread.Column col;
    col = fpSpread1.ActiveSheet.Columns[0];
    col.BackColor = Color.Yellow;
    Dim col As FarPoint.Win.Spread.Column
    col = fpSpread1.ActiveSheet.Columns(0)
    col.BackColor = Color.Yellow
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