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LayoutItem.Label Property

Gets or sets a label for the current LayoutItem. This is a dependency property.

Namespace:DevExpress.Xpf.LayoutControl
Assembly:DevExpress.Xpf.LayoutControl.v17.1.dll

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Property value

Type: Object
An object that represents a label for the current LayoutItem.

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Typically, you assign a text string to the Label property. However, you can assign any object to the Label property, and then specify how the object should be rendered via the LabelTemplate property.

A label's style can be customized via the LabelStyle property.

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A complete sample project is available in the DevExpress Code Examples database at http://www.devexpress.com/example=E2258.

The following code shows how to change the styles of labels for individual layout items, or all of them. The style is changed via the LayoutItem.LabelStyle property.


Styles of layout items' labels can be customized via the LayoutItem.LabelStyle property. This example demonstrates two approaches to changing the LabelStyle property:
- for all layout items belonging to a container - via the container's LayoutGroup.ItemStyle property. In this example, this style specifies the blue foreground color for labels
- for individual layout items - directly via their LayoutItem.LabelStyle properties. In the example, this style, applied to the first layout item (Model), paints the item's label in red.

The following image shows the result:

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