ArcObjects Library Reference (Carto)  

IFrameProperties Interface

Provides access to members that control the General properties for a frame.

Product Availability

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


Read/write property Background Frame background used by this element.
Read/write property Border Frame border used by this element.
Read/write property Shadow Frame shadow used by this element.

CoClasses that implement IFrameProperties

CoClasses and Classes Description
BmpPictureElement The Graphic Element to display BMP Pictures.
EmfPictureElement The Graphic Element to display Emf Pictures.
FrameElement The Frame element to provide a neatline or background.
GifPictureElement Graphic Element to display GIF Pictures.
GroupElement The Group Graphic Element to display a group of graphic elements.
Jp2PictureElement Graphic Element to display JPEG2000 Pictures.
JpgPictureElement Graphic Element to display JPG Pictures.
LocatorRectangle A map locator rectangle.
MapFrame A graphic element for displaying maps.
MapSurroundFrame A graphic element for displaying map surrounds.
OleFrame (esriArcMapUI) The OLE frame.
Page The On Screen Page.
ParagraphTextElement The Graphic Element to display text which flows into an area geometry.
PictureElement Picture Graphic Element.
PngPictureElement Graphic Element to display PNG Pictures.
TableFrame (esriEditorExt) Graphic Element to display table.
TemporalChartElement (esriTrackingAnalystUI) Controls elements of the temporal charts.
TifPictureElement Graphic Element to display TIF Pictures.


The IFrameProperties interface is used to modify the Background, Border, and Shadow of a frame element. See also IFrameDecoration.

.NET Samples

Modify the appearance of the PageLayoutControl's page (Code Files: PageAppearance) | Update a frame's background, border, and shadow using the SymbologyControl (Code Files: FrameProperties)