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AppearanceObjectEx Class

Represents an appearance object with extended settings.

Namespace:DevExpress.Utils
Assembly:DevExpress.Utils.v17.2.dll

Expanded Syntax

Expanded Remarks

The AppearanceObjectEx is derived from the AppearanceObject class and extends its functionality. It introduces the AppearanceOptionsEx.HighPriority option which allows a higher priority to be specified for the appearance object. Currently, only the appearance settings provided by the columns (in XtraTreeList, XtraGrid, XtraVerticalGrid) and style conditions (in XtraGrid) are represented by the AppearanceObjectEx objects.

Note

When an AppearanceObject's style setting (e.g., BackColor, ForeColor, Font and TextOptions.HAlignment) is set to a non-default value, the corresponding Use... option (e.g., Options.UseBackColor, Options.UseForeColor, Options.UseFont and Options.UseTextOptions) is automatically set to true. This happens only in the following cases:

  • The AppearanceObject belongs to a control/component (or its element), and this control/component has been completely loaded (see the control's IsLoading property to check the load status).
  • The AppearanceObject belongs to a grid column/band or tree list column/band, and the column/band belongs to a grid/tree list control.
  • The AppearanceObject is standalone, i.e., it does not belong to any control or component.

For more information on appearances, see the Appearances document.

Expanded Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
    AppearanceObject
       AppearanceObjectEx

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