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DiagramCustomShape.BackgroundImageUrl Property

Specifies the shape background image's URL.

Namespace: DevExpress.Web.ASPxDiagram

Assembly: DevExpress.Web.ASPxDiagram.v20.2.dll

Declaration

[DefaultValue("")]
public string BackgroundImageUrl { get; set; }
<DefaultValue("")>
Public Property BackgroundImageUrl As String

Property Value

Type Default Description
String

String.Empty

The image URL.

Remarks

A custom shape can be created based on a default shape type or with a custom background image. Use the BackgroundImageUrl property to specify a background image for a shape.

Diagram

The BackgroundImageUrl property is in effect if the BaseType property value is Unset.

Note, the Type property identifies custom shapes, therefore it must be specified and unique.

NOTE

Shape images should be supplied as SVG files.

Online Demo

Diagram - Custom Shapes

Example

<dx:ASPxDiagram ID="Diagram" runat="server" Width="100%" Height="600px">
    <SettingsToolbox>
        <Groups>
            <dx:DiagramToolboxGroup Category="Custom" CustomCategoryName="hardware" Title="Hardware" />
        </Groups>
    </SettingsToolbox>
    <CustomShapes>
        <dx:DiagramCustomShape CategoryName="hardware" Type="internet" Title="Internet" 
        BackgroundImageUrl="../Content/customshapes/shapes/internet.svg" 
        BackgroundImageLeft="0.15" BackgroundImageTop="0" BackgroundImageWidth="0.7" BackgroundImageHeight="0.7"
        DefaultWidth="0.75" DefaultHeight="0.75" DefaultText="Internet" AllowEditText="false" 
        TextLeft="0" TextTop="0.7" TextWidth="1" TextHeight="0.3">
            <ConnectionPoints>
                <dx:DiagramShapeConnectionPoint Left="0.5" Top="0" />
                <dx:DiagramShapeConnectionPoint Left="0.9" Top="0.5" />
                <dx:DiagramShapeConnectionPoint Left="0.5" Top="1" />
                <dx:DiagramShapeConnectionPoint Left="0.1" Top="0.5" />
            </ConnectionPoints>
        </dx:DiagramCustomShape>
        ...
    </CustomShapes>
</dx:ASPxDiagram>

Diagram Custom Shapes

See Also