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Alpha Blending and Background Images

The Grid Control provides control over alpha blending, which allows you to give visual elements (rows, column headers, group panel, empty area, etc.) various degrees of transparency.

To implement alpha blending, assign a background image to the control using the BackgroundImage property. Then customize the background colors of the control's visual elements, to allow the image to be seen through the elements.

See the following topics to learn more.

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