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BarManager.HighlightedLinkChanged Event

Fires immediately after the highlighted link has been changed.

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

Expanded Syntax

Expanded Event Data

The event handler receives an argument of type HighlightedLinkChangedEventArgs containing data related to this event.

The following HighlightedLinkChangedEventArgs properties provide information specific to this event.
Property Description
Link Gets the currently highlighted link.
PrevLink Gets the previously highlighted link.

Expanded Remarks

Write a HighlightedLinkChanged event handler to perform specific actions each time the currently highlighted link is changed. The event parameter allows you to determine the previous and currently highlighted link. Note that this event fires when none of links was previously highlighted or when none of them becomes highlighted. The properties representing the currently and previously highlighted links can return null references in such cases.

If you want to determine the currently highlighted link directly from your code, use the HighlightedLink property.

Expanded Example

The following example shows how to paint hot-tracked bar items using a bold font.

This example contains two separate pieces of code. The first assigns a bold font to the links within the browser bar. This is performed by modifying the BarItem.Appearance property of the associated items. The AppearanceOptions.UseFont option is disabled to prevent bar items from being immediately painted using the assigned font.

The next code sample handles the HighlightedLinkChanged event. It is used to enable the bold font for hot-tracked items.

The image below display the result of handling the HighlightedLinkChanged event. The hot-tracked link is painted using the bold font.

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