Programmatically setting the background colour of an element in Windows 8

If you find yourself wanting to set the colour an element in windows 8 with C#, it might not be all that obvious.

So here is a simple code snippet does just that.

MyElement.Background = new SolidColorBrush(Color.FromArgb(255, 123, 183, 42));

Fairly straight forward, you can get RGB values from any decent design program.

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Alan Feekery

Developer, Gamer, Musician, Cyclist and big Motorsport fan... enjoys the odd cup of coffee :)

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