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NavElement.SmallImage Property

Specifies the small image displayed within the element.

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

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: Image
A System.Drawing.Image descendant specifying the element's small image.
The default is null.

Expanded Remarks

Two images can be assigned to each element. Use the NavBarGroup.GroupCaptionUseImage property of a group to specify which of the two images is displayed within the group caption. The type of images displayed within links is specified by the NavBarGroup.GroupStyle property of the owning group.

Use the SmallImage property to assign a small image to the element. Note that the NavBarControl provides an alternative method to specify this image. You can also use the SmallImageIndex property for the same purpose. Note that the SmallImage property has a higher priority than the SmallImageIndex property.

SideBar Views do not allow images to be displayed in group captions.

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A complete sample project is available in the DevExpress Code Examples database at http://www.devexpress.com/example=E5096.

This example shows how to create a NavBarControl in code.

The NavBarControl will have two groups ('Charts' and 'Settings') with items. Item link selection is enabled by setting the LinkSelectionMode property to LinkSelectionModeType.OneInGroupAndAllowAutoSelect. To respond to a link selection, the SelectedLinkChanged event is handled.



In the OneInGroupAndAllowAutoSelect mode, each group can have a single selected link independent of other groups. When a group is activated and it has no selected link, the first link is auto-selected. At runtime, you will see that the SelectedLinkChanged event fires on group activation, while the LinkClicked event does not.



The example demonstrates two methods of assigning images to navbar items:

1) explicit assignment of Image objects to items (see the 'Charts' navbar group item initialization);

2) implicit assignment, using image indexes (see the 'Settings' navbar group item initialization).

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