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SplashScreenManager.ShowForm(Form, Type, Boolean, Boolean, Boolean, Boolean) Method

Creates and displays the specified SplashScreen or WaitForm descendant, centering it against another form. The method's parameter allows you to specify whether the splash form is displayed using the glow effect.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraSplashScreen
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraEditors.v17.2.dll

Expanded Syntax

Parameters

parentForm
Type: Form
A Form relative to which the displayed splash form is positioned. This parameter is in effect when a WaitForm is displayed.
splashFormType
Type: Type
The type of splash form to be displayed.
useFadeIn
Type: Boolean
true, to use the fade-in effect when opening the form; otherwise, false.
useFadeOut
Type: Boolean
true, to use the fade-out effect when closing the form; otherwise, false.
throwExceptionIfAlreadyOpened
Type: Boolean
true, to throw an exception if another splash form has already been opened; false to suppress this exception.
allowGlowEffect
Type: Boolean
true, to use the glow effect when displaying the splash form; otherwise, false.

Expanded Remarks

The ShowForm method creates a splash form whose type is passed as the splashFormType parameter, and then displays this splash form centered against the specified parent form. Splash forms are presented by SplashScreen and WaitForm class descendants.

The allowGlowEffect parameter allows you to specify whether to use the glow effect while displaying the splash form. The glow colors for the splash form in the active and inactive states can be specified by the SplashFormBase.ActiveGlowColor and SplashFormBase.InactiveGlowColor properties, respectively.

To close the opened splash form, use the CloseForm method.

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