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SplashScreen.ShowMode Property

Gets or sets the SplashScreen's display mode.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraSplashScreen
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraEditors.v17.1.dll

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: ShowMode
A ShowMode value that specifies the SplashScreen's display mode.
The default is ShowMode.Form.

Expanded Remarks

The ShowMode.Form is the default display mode, where the form is displayed with all the controls added to it.

To display an image as a splash screen, set the ShowMode property to ShowMode.Image. When a SplashScreen is displayed, all the controls added to the form are hidden. Only the image specified by the SplashImage property is displayed in the form's background. Note that you can still allow custom controls to be displayed above the image by enabling the AllowControlsInImageMode property.

In ShowMode.Image display mode, image transparency is supported. So the SplashImage may be of an irregular form and contain shadows, if required.

Note

Fade effects are not supported in ShowMode.Image display mode.

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