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XtraForm Class

A form that supports title bar skinning. Provides centralized control over the look and feel settings of the DevExpress controls placed on it.

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

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Expanded Remarks

The XtraForm class is derived from the System.Windows.Forms.Form and extends its functionality with the support of the look and feel mechanism. This feature allows you to apply a consistent look-and-feel to the form and the controls residing within it.

The form's look and feel settings can be customized via the LookAndFeel property. These settings specify how headers, borders, buttons and other visual elements of the DevExpress controls contained within the form are painted, by default.

DevExpress forms (including the XtraForm, XtraMessageBox, various dialogs and message boxes displayed by DevExpress controls) support title bar skinning. The following image shows a form painted using the Caramel skin with the title bar skinning feature enabled:

When a skinning painting scheme is applied to a form, its title bar is not skinned by default. To enable title bar skinning, a dedicated method must be called. See Skins to learn more.

When a non-skinned painting scheme is applied to a form, its title bar is not skinned.

Expanded Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
    System.MarshalByRefObject
       System.ComponentModel.Component
          System.Windows.Forms.Control
             System.Windows.Forms.ScrollableControl
                System.Windows.Forms.ContainerControl
                   System.Windows.Forms.Form
                      DevExpress.XtraEditors.MouseWheelContainerForm
                         XtraForm
                            AppointmentDependencyForm
                            AppointmentForm
                            AppointmentRecurrenceForm
                            AppointmentRibbonForm
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.Base.BaseDialogForm
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.Popup.BlobBasePopupForm
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.Popup.BreadCrumbPopupForm
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.Popup.BreadCrumbPopupFormBase
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.Popup.CheckedPopupContainerForm
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.Popup.ComboBoxPopupListBoxForm
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.Popup.CustomBlobPopupForm
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.Popup.CustomBlogGridPopupForm
                            DevExpress.XtraBars.Customization.CustomizationForm
                            DevExpress.XtraPivotGrid.Customization.CustomizationForm
                            DevExpress.XtraGrid.Views.Grid.Customization.CustomizationForm
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.Customization.CustomizationFormBase
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.FileDialogFormBase
                            DevExpress.XtraGrid.FilterEditor.FilterBuilder
                            FloatForm
                            FlyoutDialog
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.Popup.ImagePopupForm
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.Popup.MemoExPopupForm
                            PageSetupEditorForm
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.Popup.PopupBaseForm
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.Popup.PopupCalcEditForm
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.Popup.PopupColorEditForm
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.PopupColorPickEditForm
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.Popup.PopupContainerForm
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.Popup.PopupGridLookUpEditForm
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.Popup.PopupImageComboBoxEditListBoxForm
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.Popup.PopupListBoxForm
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.Popup.PopupLookUpEditForm
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.Popup.PopupMRUForm
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.Popup.PopupSearchLookUpEditForm
                            PrintPreviewFormEx
                            PrintPreviewFormExBase
                            PrintPreviewRibbonFormEx
                            DevExpress.XtraPrinting.Preview.PrintPreviewRibbonFormExBase
                            RibbonForm
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.Popup.SimplePopupBaseForm
                            StyleManagerForm
                            TabForm
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.Popup.TimeSpanEditDropDownForm
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.Popups.TouchPopupForm
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.Popup.TouchPopupTimeEditForm
                            DevExpress.XtraTreeList.Columns.TreeListCustomizationForm
                            DevExpress.XtraLayout.Customization.UserCustomizationForm
                            VGridCustomizationForm
                            WizardView
                            DevExpress.XtraEditors.XtraBaseForm

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