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  • Background color of an Edit control
  • Background color of a List Box or Combo Box control
  • Background color of the window
  • Background color of a Static control
  • Background color of a Button control
  • Background color in a Radio Button or Check Box control
  • Background color of a ListView control
  • Background color of a TreeView control
  • Background color of a Table control or a cell, column or row in a Table control
  • Background color of a Tab control
  • Background color of a Sidebar control
  • Background color of a Scrollbar or Spin control
  • Limits
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Warning
From version 24, BrushColor is kept for backward compatibility. This property is replaced by BackgroundColor.
..BackgroundColor is used to find out and modify the background color of:
  • a control.
  • a window.
  • a page.
  • a report block.
  • Versions 16 and later
    a caption of a menu option.
    New in version 16
    a caption of a menu option.
    a caption of a menu option.
Remark: The effects of ..BackgroundColor depend on the type of control (see "Remarks" for more details).
Versions 18 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
New in version 18
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
Versions 21 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
New in version 21
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Example
// The background color is modified according to the displayed value
IF EDT_Total > 15000 THEN
EDT_Total..BackgroundColor = LightRed
END
Syntax

Finding out the background color Hide the details

<Background color> = <Element used>..BackgroundColor
<Background color>: Integer or constant
Color of specified element. Corresponds to one of the following options:
<Element used>: Type of element
Name of element to use: control, window, page or report block.

Modifying the background color Hide the details

<Element used>..BackgroundColor = <New color>
<Element used>: Type of element
Name of element to use: control, window, page or report block.
<New color>: Integer or constant
New color for the specified element. Corresponds to one of the following options:
Remarks
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppJavaUser code (UMC)

Background color of an Edit control

..BackgroundColor is used to find out and modify the background color of the text typed.
Background color of an Edit control
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppJavaUser code (UMC)

Background color of a List Box or Combo Box control

..BackgroundColor is used to find out and modify the background color of:
  • All the options of the control.
  • A single option.
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppJavaUser code (UMC) To find out or modify the background color of an option found in the List Box control, use the following syntax to identify the element of the List Box control:
NameListBoxControl[RowNum]
For example, the following code is used to modify the background color of the second row in the List Box control:
LIST_List1[2]..BackgroundColor = LightGreen
Caution: In List Box controls, the new color is kept for the visible rows only.
Background color of a List Box control
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppJavaUser code (UMC)

Background color of the window

If the window is not an "MDI parent" window, ..BackgroundColor is used to find out and modify the background color of the client area of the window.
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppJavaUser code (UMC)

Background color of a Static control

..BackgroundColor is used to find out and modify the background color of the text displayed a Static control.
Background color of a Static control
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppJavaUser code (UMC)

Background color of a Button control

..BackgroundColor is used to modify the background color of a Button control.
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppJavaUser code (UMC)

Background color in a Radio Button or Check Box control

..BackgroundColor is used to find out and modify the background color of a Radio Button or Check Box control.
Background color of a Radio Button control
WINDEVJavaUser code (UMC)

Background color of a ListView control

..BackgroundColor is used to find out and modify the background color of:
  • All the options of the ListView control.
  • A single option.
To find out or modify only the background color of an option in a ListView control, simply use the following syntax to specify the element:
NameListViewControl[RowNum]
Example: the following code is used to modify the background color of the second row in the ListView control:
LSI_ImageList1[2]..BackgroundColor = LightGreen
WINDEVJavaUser code (UMC)

Background color of a TreeView control

..BackgroundColor is used to find out and modify the background color of:
  • All the options of the TreeView control.
  • A single option.
To find out or modify the background color of an option in the TreeView control, use the following syntax to identify the element in the TreeView control:
TreeViewName[RowNum]
Example: the following code is used to modify the background color of the second row:
TREE_Treeview1[2]..BackgroundColor = LightGreen
WINDEVJavaUser code (UMC)

Background color of a Table control or a cell, column or row in a Table control

Used on the entire Table control, ..BackgroundColor allows you to:
  • Delete the colors specific to the cells and columns via the following syntax:
    <Name of Table control>..BackgroundColor = DefaultColor
  • Modify the background color of all columns in the Table control (especially the uncolored columns and cells). For example, the following code is used color all the columns in blue:
    <Name of Table control>..BackgroundColor = DarkBlue
This property is also used to find out and modify the background color of a cell in a Table control. The following syntax must be used to identify the cell:
NameTableControl[RowNum][ColumnNum]
Example: The following code is used to modify the background color of the cell found in first row, second column.
TABLE_Table1[1][2]..BackgroundColor = DarkBlue
Background color of a Table control cell
Caution: To keep the background color when selecting a row in a browsing Table control, ..BackgroundColor must be used in the process named "Selecting a table row".
WINDEV Remark: To modify the style of the background color in a cell, column or row in a Table or TreeView Table control, use ..BrushStyle.
WINDEVJavaUser code (UMC)

Background color of a Tab control

For the Tab controls:
  • ..Color is used to find out and modify the background color of tab panes.
  • ..BackgroundColor is used to find out and modify the background color of Tab control (background color that appears behind the tab panes).
..BackgroundColor applied to the tab panes is used to find out and modify the background color of the tab pane.
WINDEVUser code (UMC)

Background color of a Sidebar control

..BackgroundColor is used to find out and modify the background color of the Sidebar control. ..Color is used to find out and modify the background color of sidebar panes.
WINDEVUser code (UMC)

Background color of a Scrollbar or Spin control

..BackgroundColor is used to modify the background color of a Scrollbar control (color used in the bar of the scrollbar).

Limits

WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 App Limitations on report controls
..BackgroundColor has no effect on:
  • the reports (as a whole).
  • the Internal Report controls.
  • Versions 21 and later
    Signature controls.
    New in version 21
    Signature controls.
    Signature controls.
WINDEV Limitations on controls in WINDEV windows
..BackgroundColor has no effect on the following controls:
  • HTML controls,
  • Web Camera controls,
  • Slider controls.
Java ..BackgroundColor only applies to the following elements:
  • Button control.
  • Static control.
  • Edit control.
  • Image control.
  • Check Box control.
  • Radio Button control.
  • List Box control.
  • Combo Box control.
  • TreeView control.
  • Tab control.
  • Window.
  • Table control.
  • Column of Table control.
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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