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How to: Set Images and Captions for Enumeration Values

This topic describes how to associate custom images and display captions with enumeration values. For a thorough explanation of the entire concept of adding and overriding UI images, refer to the Add and Override Images help topic.

Expanded Enumeration as a Property Type

To set the image that will represent an enumeration value in a UI, use the ImageNameAttribute. Apply this attribute to the required enumeration values and specify the images to be used:

To set the display caption that will represent an enumeration value in a UI, use the XafDisplayNameAttribute. Apply this attribute to the required enumeration values and specify the caption to be used:

Expanded Enumeration as Options Source for a SingleChoiceAction

Note

You can see the code demonstrated here in the Main Demo installed with XAF.

Enumeration values can represent a Single Choice Action's items. The following code demonstrates how to populate the ChoiceActionBase.Items collection with enumeration values, and set images for these items:

The following image shows the SetPriorityAction in the Windows Forms application.

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