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BarManagerCategoryCollection.Add(String) Method

Creates a new category with the specified name and adds it to the end of the collection.

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

Expanded Syntax

Parameters

name
Type: String
A string value specifying the category's name.

Return value

Type: BarManagerCategory
A BarManagerCategory object representing the new category.

Expanded Remarks

The category's BarManagerCategory.Name property is set to the specified name. Other category settings are set to their default values. Note that the category's name should be unique, because if the category's name is the same as that of an existing category, an argument exception will be raised.

To add several categories at once, see the AddRange method.

Expanded Example

The following sample code creates a new category and adds it to the BarManager's BarManager.Categories collection. Then, the category created is assigned to the first item in the BarManager's BarManager.Items collection.

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