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ControlBase Class

Represents the base class for most controls and editors available in the DevExpress Editors Library, along with their descendants.

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

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This class implements the common functionality used by its descendants. Note that this class is mostly intended for internal use, and normally, you don't need to create its instance.

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A complete sample project is available in the DevExpress Code Examples database at http://www.devexpress.com/example=T378801.

This example shows how to use an in-place LookUpEdit control (RepositoryItemLookUpEdit) for editing cells in a grid column.

The lookup editor in the example is used to edit the CategoryID field values from the Products list. However, instead of displaying category IDs, the editor will display corresponding category names in the edit box.

The main properties used to set up the LookUpEdit control are:
- DataSource - Specifies the lookup data source.
- ValueMember - Specifies the field from the lookup data source whose values match the editor's edit value.
- DisplayMember - Identifies the field from the lookup data source whose values match the editor's display text.

The following image shows the result.

Expanded Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
    System.MarshalByRefObject
       System.ComponentModel.Component
          System.Windows.Forms.Control
             ControlBase
                AccordionControl
                DevExpress.XtraEditors.CustomEditor.AnyControlEdit
                AppMenuFileLabel
                AppointmentDependencyTypeEdit
                AppointmentLabelEdit
                AppointmentResourceEdit
                AppointmentResourcesEdit
                AppointmentStatusEdit
                BarCodeControl
                BaseButton
                BaseCheckEdit
                BaseCheckedListBoxControl
                BaseControl
                BaseDateControl
                BaseEdit
                BaseImageListBoxControl
                BaseListBoxControl
                BaseSpinEdit
                BaseStyleControl
                BlobBaseEdit
                BreadCrumbEdit
                ButtonEdit
                CalcEdit
                CalendarControl
                CalendarControlBase
                CameraControl
                CheckButton
                CheckedComboBoxEdit
                CheckEdit
                CheckedListBoxControl
                ColorEdit
                ColorPickEdit
                ColorPickEditBase
                ComboBox
                ComboBoxEdit
                ControlNavigator
                DevExpress.XtraEditors.Customization.CustomizationListBoxBase
                DataNavigator
                DateControl
                DateEdit
                DateNavigator
                DevExpress.XtraScheduler.DateNavigatorBase
                DiagramControl
                DevExpress.XtraDiagram.DiagramControlBase
                DropDownButton
                DurationEdit
                FilterControl
                FilterEditorControl
                FontEdit
                GalleryControl
                GridLookUpEdit
                GridLookUpEditBase
                HyperLinkEdit
                HyperlinkLabelControl
                ImageComboBoxEdit
                ImageEdit
                ImageListBoxControl
                ImageSlider
                LabelControl
                ListBoxControl
                LookUpEdit
                LookUpEditBase
                MarqueeProgressBarControl
                MemoEdit
                MemoExEdit
                MonthEdit
                MRUEdit
                NavigationFrame
                NavigationPane
                NavigatorBase
                PickImage
                PictureEdit
                PopupBaseAutoSearchEdit
                PopupBaseEdit
                PopupContainerEdit
                PopupGalleryEdit
                ProgressBarBaseControl
                ProgressBarControl
                ProgressPanel
                RadioGroup
                RangeControl
                RangeTrackBarControl
                RatingControl
                RecentItemControl
                ResourcesCheckedListBoxControl
                ResourcesComboBoxControl
                ResourcesPopupCheckedListBoxControl
                RibbonControl
                RibbonStatusBar
                SearchControl
                SearchLookUpEdit
                SeparatorControl
                SimpleButton
                SliderBase
                SparklineEdit
                SpinEdit
                SpreadsheetNameBoxControl
                StorageBindedImageComboBoxEdit
                TabPane
                TextEdit
                TimeEdit
                TimeSpanEdit
                TimeZoneEdit
                ToggleSwitch
                TokenEdit
                ToolboxControl
                TrackBarControl
                TreeListLookUpEdit
                WeekDaysEdit
                WeekOfMonthEdit
                XtraTabControl
                ZoomTrackBarControl

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