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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 ListView control
  • Background color of TreeView control
  • Background color of a Table control or a cell, column or row in a Table control
  • Background color of Tab control
  • Background color of 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 16 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available for Windows Phone applications.
New in version 16
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available for Windows Phone applications.
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available for Windows Phone applications.
Versions 15 and later
Android This property is now available for Android applications.
New in version 15
Android This property is now available for Android applications.
Android This property is now available for Android applications.
Versions 17 and later
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 17
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
Versions 18 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for the report controls and blocks in the iPhone/iPad applications.
Android Widget This property is now available in Android Widget mode.
New in version 18
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for the report controls and blocks in the iPhone/iPad applications.
Android Widget This property is now available in Android Widget mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for the report controls and blocks in the iPhone/iPad applications.
Android Widget This property is now available in Android Widget mode.
Versions 20 and later
AndroidiPhone/iPad This property is now available for Table controls and for table columns in Android and iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 20
AndroidiPhone/iPad This property is now available for Table controls and for table columns in Android and iPhone/iPad applications.
AndroidiPhone/iPad This property is now available for Table controls and for table columns in Android and iPhone/iPad applications.
Versions 21 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Apple Watch This property is now available in Apple Watch mode.
New in version 21
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Apple Watch This property is now available in Apple Watch mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Apple Watch This property is now available in Apple Watch 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 name>..BackgroundColor
<Background color>: Integer or constant
Color of specified element. Corresponds to one of the following options:
<Element name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of element to use: control, window, page or report block.

Modifying the background color Hide the details

<Element name>..BackgroundColor = <New color>
<Element name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
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
AndroidiPhone/iPadWindows MobileUniversal Windows 10 App

Background color of an edit control

..BackgroundColor is used to find out and modify the background color of the text typed.
AndroidiPhone/iPadWindows MobileUniversal Windows 10 App

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.
AndroidiPhone/iPadWindows MobileUniversal Windows 10 App 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: For the rows in a List Box control, the new color is stored for the visible rows only.
AndroidAndroid Widget iPhone/iPadWindows MobileUniversal Windows 10 App

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.
AndroidAndroid Widget iPhone/iPadWindows MobileUniversal Windows 10 App

Background color of a Static control

..BackgroundColor is used to find out and modify the background color of the text displayed a Static control.
AndroidAndroid Widget iPhone/iPadWindows MobileUniversal Windows 10 App

Background color of a Button control

..BackgroundColor is used to modify the background color of a Button control.
AndroidiPhone/iPadWindows MobileUniversal Windows 10 App

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.
Windows Mobile

Background color of 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 the background color of an option in the ListView control, use the following syntax to identify 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
Windows Mobile

Background color of 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
AndroidiPhone/iPadWindows Mobile

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
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".
Versions 20 and later
AndroidiPhone/iPad The Table controls are now available in the iOS and Android applications.
New in version 20
AndroidiPhone/iPad The Table controls are now available in the iOS and Android applications.
AndroidiPhone/iPad The Table controls are now available in the iOS and Android applications.
Windows Mobile

Background color of 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.
Windows Mobile

Background color of 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.
Windows Mobile

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

iPhone/iPadWindows MobileUniversal Windows 10 App Limits for the report controls
..BackgroundColor has no effect on:
  • the reports (as a whole).
  • the Internal Report controls.
  • Versions 21 and later
    the Signature controls.
    New in version 21
    the Signature controls.
    the Signature controls.
  • the Chart controls.
WINDEV Mobile Limits for the controls of WINDEV Mobile windows
..BackgroundColor has no effect on the following controls:
  • the supercontrols,
  • the Slider controls.
  • the entire TreeView control.
  • the menu options.
Android Widget ..BackgroundColor only applies to the following elements:
  • Button control.
  • Static control.
  • Image control.
  • Window.
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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