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LayoutViewOptionsView.AllowBorderColorBlending Property

Gets or sets whether the card caption and border color specified using appearance settings is blended with the color specified by the currently applied skin.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraGrid.Views.Layout
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraGrid.v17.1.dll

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: Boolean
true, if the card caption and border color specified using appearance settings is blended with the color specified by the currently applied skin; otherwise, false.
The default is false.

Expanded Remarks

By default, when the AllowBorderColorBlending property equals false, the card caption and border are colored based on the currently applied skin. It is also possible to specify a custom color that will be automatically blended with the skin color to provide a more consistent look and feel. To enable this feature, set the AllowBorderColorBlending property to true, and customize the caption and border colors in the normal and focused states using the AppearanceObject.BorderColor property accessible through the LayoutViewAppearances.CardCaption and LayoutViewAppearances.FocusedCardCaption appearance properties (see LayoutView.Appearance).

The following images demonstrate how cards are painted depending on the AllowBorderColorBlending property value in different skins. Note that, in both skins, the AppearanceObject.BorderColor property specifies the same color, which is automatically blended with the color specified by the skin.

AllowBorderColorBlending = false AllowBorderColorBlending = true

Office 2010 Blue

Office 2010 Blue

Office 2010 Black

Office 2010 Black

Note

If the AllowBorderColorBlending option is disabled, the AppearanceObject.BorderColor settings are ignored in skinning paint schemes.

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