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VisualBrick Class

A visual brick that is rendered on a page as a simple rectangle and the base for all other visual bricks.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraPrinting

Assembly: DevExpress.Printing.v22.1.Core.dll

Declaration

[BrickExporter(typeof(VisualBrickExporter))]
public class VisualBrick :
    Brick,
    IVisualBrick,
    IBaseBrick,
    IBrick,
    IXtraPartlyDeserializable

Remarks

VisualBrick exposes the properties that define the basic behavior of a visual brick.

Example

The following code demonstrates how to create a VisualBrick and specify its dimensions and border settings, using the BrickGraphics.DrawRect method:

using DevExpress.XtraPrinting;
// ...

    VisualBrick visBrick;
    BrickGraphics brickGraph = printingSystem1.Graph;

    // Start the report generation.
    printingSystem1.Begin();

    // Create a rectangle.
    RectangleF rect = new RectangleF(new PointF(0, 0), new SizeF(150, 50));

    // Specify a page area.
    brickGraph.Modifier = BrickModifier.Detail;

    // Add a brick to the report.
    visBrick = brickGraph.DrawRect(rect, BorderSide.All, Color.Yellow, Color.Blue);

    // Finish the report generation.
    printingSystem1.End();

    // Preview the report.
    printingSystem1.PreviewFormEx.Show();

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