Shading Class

Contains shading attributes for an object.

ExpandedInheritance Hierarchy

Namespace:  Aspose.Words
Assembly:  Aspose.Words (in Aspose.Words.dll) Version: 22.1.0


public class Shading : InternableComplexAttr

The Shading type exposes the following members.


Public propertyCode exampleBackgroundPatternColor
Gets or sets the color that's applied to the background of the Shading object.
Public propertyCode exampleForegroundPatternColor
Gets or sets the color that's applied to the foreground of the Shading object.
Public propertyCode exampleTexture
Gets or sets the shading texture.


Public methodCode exampleClearFormatting
Removes shading from the object.
Public methodEquals(Object)
Determines whether the specified object is equal in value to the current object.
(Overrides ObjectEquals(Object).)
Public methodEquals(Shading)
Determines whether the specified Shading is equal in value to the current Shading.
Public methodGetHashCode
Serves as a hash function for this type.
(Overrides ObjectGetHashCode.)
Public methodGetType
Gets the Type of the current instance.
(Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToString
Returns a string that represents the current object.
(Inherited from Object.)


Shows how to decorate text with borders and shading.
Document doc = new Document();
DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);

BorderCollection borders = builder.ParagraphFormat.Borders;
borders.DistanceFromText = 20;
borders[BorderType.Left].LineStyle = LineStyle.Double;
borders[BorderType.Right].LineStyle = LineStyle.Double;
borders[BorderType.Top].LineStyle = LineStyle.Double;
borders[BorderType.Bottom].LineStyle = LineStyle.Double;

Shading shading = builder.ParagraphFormat.Shading;
shading.Texture = TextureIndex.TextureDiagonalCross;
shading.BackgroundPatternColor = Color.LightCoral;
shading.ForegroundPatternColor = Color.LightSalmon;

builder.Write("This paragraph is formatted with a double border and shading.");
doc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "DocumentBuilder.ApplyBordersAndShading.docx");
Shows how to apply border and shading color while building a table.
Document doc = new Document();
DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);

// Start a table and set a default color/thickness for its borders.
Table table = builder.StartTable();
table.SetBorders(LineStyle.Single, 2.0, Color.Black);

// Create a row with two cells with different background colors.
builder.CellFormat.Shading.BackgroundPatternColor = Color.LightSkyBlue;
builder.Writeln("Row 1, Cell 1.");
builder.CellFormat.Shading.BackgroundPatternColor = Color.Orange;
builder.Writeln("Row 1, Cell 2.");

// Reset cell formatting to disable the background colors
// set a custom border thickness for all new cells created by the builder,
// then build a second row.
builder.CellFormat.Borders.Left.LineWidth = 4.0;
builder.CellFormat.Borders.Right.LineWidth = 4.0;
builder.CellFormat.Borders.Top.LineWidth = 4.0;
builder.CellFormat.Borders.Bottom.LineWidth = 4.0;

builder.Writeln("Row 2, Cell 1.");
builder.Writeln("Row 2, Cell 2.");

doc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "DocumentBuilder.TableBordersAndShading.docx");

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