DiagramSettings.SettingsContextToolbox Property

Provides access to the context toolbox's settings.

Namespace: DevExpress.Web.Mvc

Assembly: DevExpress.Web.Mvc5.v20.2.dll


public MVCxDiagramContextToolboxSettings SettingsContextToolbox { get; }
Public ReadOnly Property SettingsContextToolbox As MVCxDiagramContextToolboxSettings

Property Value

Type Description

An object that contains the context toolbox's settings.


The context toolbox appears when you draw a connector from a shape and release it without it being connected to another shape. The toolbox allows users to create a shape at the end of the connector.

Diagram - Context Toolbox

The context toolbox displays the category of the shape from which a user draws a connector, by default. Use the following properties to explicitly specify the shapes that the context toolbox displays.

  • Category - allows you to display every shape of a default shape category.

  • CustomCategoryName - allows you to display every shape of a custom shape category.

  • Shapes - allows you to display a custom collection of default and custom shapes.

@Html.DevExpress().Diagram(settings => {
  settings.Name = "Diagram";
  settings.SettingsContextToolbox.Category = DiagramShapeCategory.General;
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