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Customize the Property Grid in the End-User Report Designer

This topic explains how you can customize the Office-inspired Property Grid in the End-User Report Designer.

Expanded Move a Property to Another Tab

Handle the static XtraReport.FilterComponentProperties event to access a property and apply the PropertyGridTab (see PropertyGridTabAttribute) attribute to it. Pass the name of the property's target tab as the attribute's constructor parameter.

The following code snippet demonstrates how to move the "PaperKind" property to the "Appearance" tab.

If you pass a new tab name as the PropertyGridTab attribute's constructor parameter and apply this attribute to a property, the Property Grid creates the new tab and adds this property to it. The following code snippet demonstrates this:

Expanded Provide a Custom Tab Icon

Handle the XRDesignMdiController.DesignPanelLoaded event to access tab icons collection (see IPropertyGridIconsProvider.Icons) and add/replace an icon.

The code snippet below demonstrates how to provide an icon for the "My tab" Property Grid tab.

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