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IMapDescription2.BackgroundSymbol Property (ArcObjects .NET 10.8 SDK)
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IMapDescription2.BackgroundSymbol Property

Background symbol of the Map.

[Visual Basic .NET]
Public Property BackgroundSymbol As IFillSymbol
public IFillSymbol BackgroundSymbol {get; set;}
HRESULT get_BackgroundSymbol(
  IFillSymbol** FillSymbol
HRESULT put_BackgroundSymbol(
  IFillSymbol* FillSymbol
FillSymbol [out, retval]

FillSymbol is a parameter of type IFillSymbol** FillSymbol [in]
FillSymbol is a parameter of type IFillSymbol*

Product Availability

Available with ArcGIS Engine, ArcGIS Desktop, and ArcGIS Server.


If the background symbol and color are not explicitly set in the original map document (.mxd), the default background symbol a solid-filled symbol with an off-white color (RGB value of 253,253,253).

See Also

IMapDescription2 Interface