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AppearanceOptions Class

Provides appearance options.

Namespace:DevExpress.Utils
Assembly:DevExpress.Utils.v17.1.dll

Expanded Syntax

Expanded Remarks

The AppearanceOptions class provides the Boolean options that determine which appearance settings should be used to paint an element. If an option is disabled, its corresponding property is not used. For example, if the UseBackColor option is set to false, the AppearanceObject.BackColor property is not used. In this case, the element's background color is specified by the control's look and feel settings.

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
    ViewStatePersisterCore
       BaseOptions
          AppearanceOptions
             AppearanceOptionsEx
             DevExpress.XtraDiagram.DiagramAppearanceOptions
             DevExpress.XtraPivotGrid.Printing.ExportAppearanceOptions
             HyperlinkLabelControlAppearanceOptions
             DevExpress.XtraEditors.LabelControlAppearanceOptions
             DevExpress.XtraEditors.Repository.ProgressBarAppearanceOptions

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