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NavBarControl.CustomDrawLink Event

Provides the ability to perform custom painting of links.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraNavBar
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraNavBar.v17.1.dll

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Expanded Event Data

The event handler receives an argument of type CustomDrawNavBarElementEventArgs containing data related to this event.

The following CustomDrawNavBarElementEventArgs properties provide information specific to this event.
Property Description
Appearance Gets the painted element's appearance settings.
Cache Gets an object which specifies the storage for the most used pens, fonts and brushes.
Caption Gets or sets the caption of the painted element.
Graphics Gets an object used to paint the object.
Handled Gets or sets a value specifying whether the control must perform default painting after an event handler has been executed.
Image Gets or sets the image displayed within the painted element.
ObjectInfo Gets an object providing information on the element being painted.
RealBounds Gets the bounding rectangle of the painted object.

Expanded Remarks

Write a CustomDrawLink event handler to perform custom painting of links. Set the CustomDrawObjectEventArgs.Handled property of the event parameter to true to disable default painting. Other properties of the event parameter allow you to identify the link being painted and provide all necessary information to paint.

Note

The control's events designed to change the appearance or rendering of control elements must not be used to update cell values or to modify the control's layout. Any inappropriate operation which causes a layout update, may break the normal control behavior.

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A complete sample project is available in the DevExpress Code Examples database at http://www.devexpress.com/example=E4128.

The following sample code handles the CustomDrawLink event to custom paint links. Links are painted differently in the hot tracked and pressed states.

The image below shows a custom painted hot tracked link:

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