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LayoutGroup.AllowBorderColorBlending Property

Gets or sets whether to colorize the layout group border and caption according to the BorderColor setting in skinning paint schemes.

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

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: Boolean
true, if the layout group border should be colorized according to its border color in skinning paint schemes; otherwise, false.
The default is false.

Expanded Remarks

In skinning paint schemes, a layout group's caption and border are painted according to the current skin by default, and the group's AppearanceGroup.BorderColor setting is ignored. You can highlight the group's border and caption with a custom color in skinning paint schemes by specifying the AppearanceGroup.BorderColor setting and enabling the AllowBorderColorBlending option. The Layout Control will blend the AppearanceGroup.BorderColor with the current border color specified by the skin.

The following images demonstrate how layout groups are painted depending on the AllowBorderColorBlending property's value in different skins (the AppearanceGroup.BorderColor setting is set to Salmon).

AllowBorderColorBlending = false AllowBorderColorBlending = true

If the AllowBorderColorBlending option is disabled, the BorderColor setting is ignored in skinning paint schemes.

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