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BaseAppearanceCollection Class

Serves as a base for the classes that provide the appearance settings used to paint DevExpress .NET controls.

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

Expanded Syntax

Expanded Remarks

The BaseAppearanceCollection class implements the basic functionality for objects that contain the appearance settings used to paint DevExpress .NET controls (XtraGrid, XtraTreeList, XtraVerticalGrid, etc.).

The properties exposed by the BaseAppearanceCollection descendants are of the AppearanceObject type and provide the settings used to paint a particular element in a control (button, header, band, data cell and etc.). These settings can be obtained using the GetAppearance method.

The BaseAppearanceCollection class provides a set of methods (SaveLayoutToRegistry, SaveLayoutToStream and SaveLayoutToXml) that allow the appearance settings to be saved to the system registry, a stream or an XML file. The saved settings can then be restored later using the RestoreLayoutFromRegistry, RestoreLayoutFromStream and RestoreLayoutFromXml methods.

For more information on appearances, see the Appearances document.

Expanded Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
    BaseAppearanceCollection
       DevExpress.XtraBars.Navigation.AccordionControlAppearances
       DevExpress.XtraBars.Navigation.AccordionControlElementAppearances
       DevExpress.Utils.VisualEffects.AdornerAppearanceCollection
       AgendaViewAppearance
       BandedViewAppearances
       BandedViewPrintAppearances
       BaseHeaderAppearance
       DevExpress.XtraScheduler.Drawing.BaseHeaderAppearanceContainer
       DevExpress.XtraBars.Ribbon.BaseRecentItemAppearanceCollection
       BaseViewAppearance
       BaseViewAppearanceCollection
       DevExpress.XtraEditors.Repository.CalendarAppearances
       CardViewAppearances
       CardViewPrintAppearances
       ColumnViewAppearances
       ColumnViewPrintAppearances
       DayViewAppearance
       DevExpress.XtraDiagram.DiagramAppearanceCollection
       GanttViewAppearance
       GridViewAppearances
       GridViewPrintAppearances
       DevExpress.Utils.VisualEffects.GuideAppearances
       DevExpress.Utils.VisualEffects.GuidesAppearances
       LayoutAppearanceCollection
       LayoutViewAppearances
       DevExpress.XtraGrid.Views.Layout.LayoutViewPrintAppearances
       MonthViewAppearance
       NavBarAppearances
       DevExpress.XtraVerticalGrid.PDescControlAppearanceCollection
       PivotGridAppearances
       PivotGridAppearancesBase
       PivotGridAppearancesPrint
       PivotGridFieldAppearances
       DevExpress.XtraBars.Ribbon.RecentAppearanceCollection
       DevExpress.XtraBars.Ribbon.RecentPinItemAppearances
       DevExpress.XtraScheduler.Reporting.ReportDayViewAppearance
       DevExpress.XtraScheduler.Reporting.ReportMonthViewAppearance
       DevExpress.XtraScheduler.Reporting.ReportTimelineViewAppearance
       DevExpress.XtraScheduler.Reporting.ReportWeekViewAppearance
       RichEditAppearance
       SchedulerAppearance
       DevExpress.XtraBars.TabFormControlAppearances
       DevExpress.XtraGrid.Views.Tile.TileViewAppearances
       DevExpress.XtraGrid.Views.Tile.Printing.TileViewPrintAppearances
       TimelineViewAppearance
       DevExpress.XtraToolbox.ToolboxAppearance
       DevExpress.XtraToolbox.ToolboxElementAppearance
       TreeListAppearanceCollection
       DevExpress.XtraTreeList.TreeListBaseAppearanceCollection
       TreeListPrintAppearanceCollection
       ValidationHintAppearances
       DevExpress.Utils.VisualEffects.ValidationHintsAppearances
       VGridAppearanceCollection
       WeekViewAppearance
       WinExplorerViewAppearances
       WizardAppearanceCollection
       WorkWeekViewAppearance

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