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TileBar Class

The bar with tiles that support the dropdown functionality.

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

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You can use the TileBar control to implement a tile-based menu for your application. The TileBar consists of tiles (TileBarItem objects) arranged in a single row. Any tile can be associated with a dropdown control. In this case, this tile displays a dropdown button used to invoke the dropdown control.

As in the predecessor, items (tiles) in the TileBar are combined into groups (TileBarGroup). Organizing items into groups allows you to provide captions to sets of items and to detach the item sets from each other. Use the TileControl.Groups property to add groups to the control, and use the TileGroup.Items property to add items to groups. In the image above, the TileBar contains two groups of items ("MY WORLD" and "OPERATIONS").

To associate a tile with a dropdown control, use the TileBarItem.DropDownControl property, which accepts objects of the TileBarDropDownContainer type. You can locate the TileBarDropDownContainer in the Toolbox, drop it onto the form. Then, assign this container to the TileBarItem.DropDownControl property.

You can place any controls onto the TileBarDropDownContainer, including another TileBar control. Settings that regulate the view and behavior of the dropdown control can be accessed using the DropDownOptions object. For example, this object provides the TileBarDropDownOptions.AutoHeight, TileBarDropDownOptions.Height, TileBarDropDownOptions.BackColorMode and TileBarDropDownOptions.CloseOnOuterClick properties.

Tiles in the TileBar can be of two sizes: Medium and Wide. Use the TileBarItem.ItemSize property to select one of these sizes. A medium item is a square tile, whose dimensions are specified by the ItemSize property. A wide item is rectangular tile, whose height equals the ItemSize property value, while the width is specified by the WideTileWidth property. You can set this property to a custom value if needed.

You can display images and text in tiles. This functionality is inherited by TileBarItem objects from the TileItem base class. Refer to the Tile Item Structure for more information.

Expanded Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
    System.MarshalByRefObject
       System.ComponentModel.Component
          System.Windows.Forms.Control
             TileControl
                TileBar

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