ToolStripItem.BackgroundImage Property


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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.


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
Available since 2.0
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