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BarItemLink Class

Specifies a bar element.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraBars
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraBars.v19.2.dll

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Bar items (BarItem objects) are bar buttons, menu commands, static captions, and other elements that can be placed in a toolbar, menu, or ribbon. A single bar item can be placed in a toolbar and menu at the same time. This allows users to invoke commands in any convenient way.

For this purpose, the BarManager creates item links (BarItemLink objects) based on bar items. An item link represents the corresponding bar item in a toolbar, menu, or ribbon. You can use link properties to customize the bar item in the toolbar and menu differently (for example, you can specify a short caption in the toolbar and a detailed caption in the menu).

For performance reasons, item links are not created until the form is loaded. That is why changing link properties is not in effect until the BarManager is loaded. If you specify a link property in code before the BarManager is loaded (for example, in the form's constructor), call the BarManager.ForceLinkCreate or BarManager.ForceInitialize method first.

You can also specify link properties in the System.Windows.Forms.Form.Load event that fires when the BarManager is already loaded.

Expanded Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
    BarItemLink
       BarBaseButtonItemLink
       BarButtonGroupLink
       BarButtonItemLink
       BarCheckItemLink
       BarCustomContainerItemLink
       BarDockingMenuItemLink
       BarEditItemLink
       BarHeaderItemLink
       BarLargeButtonItemLink
       DevExpress.XtraBars.BarLinkContainerExItemLink
       BarLinkContainerItemLink
       BarListItemLink
       BarMdiChildrenListItemLink
       BarStaticItemLink
       BarSubItemLink
       BarToggleSwitchItemLink
       BarToolbarsListItemLink
       RibbonGalleryBarItemLink
       DevExpress.XtraBars.Ribbon.Internal.RibbonToolbarPopupItemLink

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