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DXErrorProvider.SetError(Control, String, ErrorType) Method

Sets an error, of a specific error type for a control.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraEditors.DXErrorProvider
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraEditors.v17.2.dll

Expanded Syntax

Parameters

control
Type: Control
A control with which an error is associated.
errorText
Type: String
A string that specifies the error text.
errorType
Type: ErrorType
An DevExpress.XtraEditors.DXErrorProvider.ErrorType value that represents the error type, and the type of error icon that will be displayed.

Expanded Remarks

Use the SetError method to set an error of a specific type, for a control. Note that this method only allows errors to be set for BaseEdit control descendants. For other controls, the method does nothing.

An error associated with an editor is represented by an error icon. Hovering over the icon displays a tooltip with the specified error text.

An error that has been assigned to an editor is not automatically cleared on the editor's value validation (when leaving the editor). To clear an error, call the SetError method with the errorText parameter set to an empty string.

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