CompatibilitySettings.UseThemedMessageBoxInServices Property

Gets or sets whether to use the ThemedMessageBox instead of DXMessageBox in WindowService, DialogService, and WindowedDocumentUIService.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Core

Assembly: DevExpress.Data.Desktop.v20.1.dll

Declaration

public static bool UseThemedMessageBoxInServices { get; set; }
Public Shared Property UseThemedMessageBoxInServices As Boolean

Property Value

Type Description
Boolean

true, to use the ThemedMessageBox; otherwise, false.

Remarks

We've been developing the ThemedWindow class since version 17.1 as a universal alternative to legacy DXWindow/DXRibbonWindow/DXTabbedWindow classes. It uses a more native approach to customize the non-client area and supports a wider variety of use cases. Starting with version 18.2, ThemedWindow can also act as a dialog and has built-in dialog buttons. We've also created the ThemedMessageBox class that uses a similar approach as ThemedWindow internally.

DXMessageBoxService now always uses ThemedMessageBox instead of DXMessageBox.

To roll back to the old behavior, set the UseThemedMessageBoxInServices property to false.

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