ViewOptions.DisplayBackgroundShape property

Controls display of the background shape in print layout view.

public bool DisplayBackgroundShape { get; set; }


Shows how to hide/display document background images in view options.

// Use an HTML string to create a new document with a flat background color.
const string html = 
    <body style='background-color: blue'>
        <p>Hello world!</p>

Document doc = new Document(new MemoryStream(Encoding.Unicode.GetBytes(html)));

// The source for the document has a flat color background,
// the presence of which will set the "DisplayBackgroundShape" flag to "true".

// Keep the "DisplayBackgroundShape" as "true" to get the document to display the background color.
// This may affect some text colors to improve visibility.
// Set the "DisplayBackgroundShape" to "false" to not display the background color.
doc.ViewOptions.DisplayBackgroundShape = displayBackgroundShape;

doc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "ViewOptions.DisplayBackgroundShape.docx");

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