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PopupMenu.MenuBarWidth Property

Gets or sets the width of the bar displayed to the left of the popup menu's content.

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

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: Int32
An integer value specifying the width of the menu bar in pixels.
The default is 0.

Expanded Remarks

If the MenuBarWidth property value is 0, the menu bar is not displayed. Change this property value to display the bar. The image below displays the default appearance of a popup menu when the MenuBarWidth property is set to 20.

Nothing is painted in the menu bar by default. You must handle the PaintMenuBar event to paint the menu bar's contents. This event provides parameters that allow you to obtain the painting surface and the bounding rectangle of the bar.

Expanded Example

The following sample code handles the PaintMenuBar event. The handler fills the menu bar area with a linear gradient brush and paints "XtraBars Suite" on it.

The image below displays an example of using such a PaintMenuBar event handler. (Note that the MenuBarWidth property of the corresponding popup menu should be set to 20 to obtain similar output).

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