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ToolStripItem.BackgroundImage Property

Gets or sets the background image displayed in the item.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public virtual Image BackgroundImage { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Drawing.Image
An Image that represents the image to display in the background of the item.

Use the BackgroundImage property to place a graphic image onto an item.

NoteNote

Images with translucent or transparent colors are not supported by Windows Forms controls as background images.

This property is not supported on child controls whose RightToLeftLayout property is true.

Notes to Inheritors

You are not required to override both the get and set accessors of the BackgroundImage property; you can override only one if needed.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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