Image Background in a TextBlock

Here is the scenario: On my MainPage I have three TextBlocks:

In TextBlock 2 I want to have an Image Background. The problem is that a TextBlock does not have a Background property. What I have to do is to add the TextBlock to a layout control and set its Background property. There are different ways to do this:

1. Add the TextBlock to a Grid and set the Background property of the Grid:

2. In this case you might need to apply additional Margins:

3. The (in my opinion) easiest approach is to put a Border around the TextBlock:

Which approach you take is a matter of personal taste. The result is the same:

 

To be continued…

 

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