MDI Parent Form Background

I am building a windows forms application in Visual Basic.Net in VS 2005. I have one form set up as the MDI parent form. Regardless of what color I set the background of the MDI parent to, it comes up as a dark gray. At run time the background is transparent so that when there are no child forms open you can see others apps in the background.

I can get the form to tile an image as the background but that is not how I want to form to look. How can I set the background color of an MDI form?

Thanks.
GIANTOCRAsked:
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Jorge PaulinoConnect With a Mentor IT Pro/DeveloperCommented:
You can do like this (in form load for example):
        For Each c As Control In Me.Controls
            If TypeOf c Is MdiClient Then
                c.BackColor = Color.BlanchedAlmond
            End If
        Next

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GIANTOCRAuthor Commented:
That did it. Thank you.
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