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VisualBrick.Style Property

Gets or sets the BrickStyle instance used to render a brick in an appropriate format.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraPrinting

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


public BrickStyle Style { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

A BrickStyle instance to render a brick.


The brick style allows a user to customize the appearance of a brick’s contents.


This example illustrates use of the BrickStyle class. The result of applying the style defined via the BrickStyle class instance is shown in the following picture:



A complete sample project is available in the DevExpress Code Examples database at

using System;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using DevExpress.XtraPrinting;
// ...

private void Form1_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) {
    string s = "XtraPrinting Library";
    BrickGraphics brickGraph = printingSystem1.Graph;
    VisualBrick visBrick = new VisualBrick();

    // Specify the style
    BrickStyle bStyle = new BrickStyle(BorderSide.Bottom, 2, Color.Gold, Color.Navy,
        Color.DodgerBlue, new Font("Arial", 14, FontStyle.Bold | FontStyle.Italic),
        new BrickStringFormat(StringAlignment.Far, StringAlignment.Near));

    // Start the report generation.

    // Create bricks.
    brickGraph.Modifier = BrickModifier.Detail;
    visBrick = brickGraph.DrawString(s, new RectangleF(0, 0, 250, 40));
    visBrick = brickGraph.DrawString(s, new RectangleF(0, 40, 250, 40));

    // Apply the style to the current brick.
    visBrick.Style = bStyle;

    // Finish the report generation.

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