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FarPoint.Win Assembly / FarPoint.Win Namespace / ElementWindowless Class / BackgroundImage Property
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    BackgroundImage Property (ElementWindowless)
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    Gets or sets the background image for the element.
    Syntax
    'Declaration
     
    Public Overridable Property BackgroundImage As Picture
    'Usage
     
    Dim instance As ElementWindowless
    Dim value As Picture
     
    instance.BackgroundImage = value
     
    value = instance.BackgroundImage
    public virtual Picture BackgroundImage {get; set;}

    Property Value

    Picture object containing the image
    Remarks

    Elements can display pictures in layers. The first layer consists of a foreground picture, next comes the content of the element, such as text and a picture, then comes the background picture, and finally, the background of the element, which displays the background color.

    Set this property to specify the background picture layer. This property is available at run time only.

    Set the ForegroundImage property to specify the foreground picture layer. Set the Picture property to specify the picture in the content layer.

    Set other features for the background picture using the following Picture class properties:

    AlignHorz
    Specifies horizontal alignment
    AlignVert
    Specifies vertical alignment
    Image
    Specifies the picture to display
    Style
    Specifies how to display the picture, such as stretched proportionally or tiled
    TransparencyColor
    Specifies what color in the picture to make transparent

    If the application changes the background picture, the BackgroundImageChanged event occurs.

    Example
    control.BackgroundImage = new FarPoint.Win.Picture(Image.FromFile("d:\overlay.bmp"));
    control.MarginTop = 3;
    control.MarginBottom = 3;
    control.BackgroundImage = New FarPoint.Win.Picture(Image.FromFile("d:\overlay.bmp"))
    control.MarginTop = 3
    control.MarginBottom = 3
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