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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 of a Radio Button or Check Box control
  • Background color of a Table control and its cells, columns or rows
  • Limitations
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Warning
From version 24, BrushColor is kept for backward compatibility. This property is replaced by BackgroundColor.
The BackgroundColor property is used to get and change the background color of:
  • a control.
  • a window.
  • a page.
  • a report block.
  • text in a menu option.
Remark: The effects of the BackgroundColor property depend on the type of control (for more details, see "Remarks").
Example
// The background color is modified according to the displayed value
IF EDT_Total > 15000 THEN
EDT_Total.BackgroundColor = LightRed
END
Syntax

Determining the background color Hide the details

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

Changing the background color Hide the details

<Element used>.BackgroundColor = <New color>
<Element used>: Type of element
Name of the element to be used: 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
Universal Windows 10 AppAndroidiPhone/iPadMac Catalyst

Background color of an Edit control

The BackgroundColor property is used to get and change the background color of the text entered in a control.
Background color of an Edit control
Universal Windows 10 AppAndroidiPhone/iPadMac Catalyst

Background color of a List Box or Combo Box control

The BackgroundColor property is used to get and change the background color of:
  • All the options of the control.
  • A single option.
Universal Windows 10 AppAndroidiPhone/iPadMac Catalyst To get or change the background color of an option in the List Box control, use the following syntax:
ListBoxControlName[RowNum]

For example, the following code changes 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
Universal Windows 10 AppAndroidAndroid Widget iPhone/iPadIOS WidgetMac Catalyst

Background color of the window

If the window is not a "MDI parent" window, the BackgroundColor property allows you to get and change the background color of the window's client area.
Universal Windows 10 AppAndroidAndroid Widget iPhone/iPadIOS WidgetMac Catalyst

Background color of a Static control

The BackgroundColor property is used to get and change the background color of the text in a Static control.
Background color of a Static control
Universal Windows 10 AppAndroidAndroid Widget iPhone/iPadMac Catalyst

Background color of a Button control

The BackgroundColor property is used to change the background color of a Button control.
Universal Windows 10 AppAndroidiPhone/iPadMac Catalyst

Background color of a Radio Button or Check Box control

The BackgroundColor property is used to get and change the background color of a Radio Button or Check Box control.
Background color of a Radio Button control
AndroidiPhone/iPadMac Catalyst

Background color of a Table control and its cells, columns or rows

Used on the entire Table control, the BackgroundColor property allows you to:
  • Delete the colors specific to the cells and columns via the following syntax:
    <Table control>.BackgroundColor = DefaultColor
  • Change the background color of all the columns in the Table control (especially columns and cells with no background color). For example, the following code applies blue color to all the columns:
    <Table control>.BackgroundColor = DarkBlue
This property gets and sets the background color of a cell in a Table control. The following syntax must be used to specify the cell:
<Table control>[RowNum][ColumnNum]
Example: The following code changes the background color of the cell in the first row of the 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 Table control based on a data file, simply use the BackgroundColor property in the "Select a row" process.

Limitations

Universal Windows 10 AppiPhone/iPadIOS WidgetMac Catalyst Limitations on report controls
The BackgroundColor property has no effect on:
  • reports (as a whole).
  • Internal Report controls.
  • Signature controls.
Android Widget The BackgroundColor property applies only to the following elements:
  • Button control.
  • Static control.
  • Image control.
  • Window.
IOS Widget The BackgroundColor property applies only to the following elements:
  • Static control.
  • Image control.
  • Window.
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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