DateFilterControl.CustomDisplayText Event

Allows you to specify the date picker text.

Namespace: DevExpress.DashboardWin

Assembly: DevExpress.Dashboard.v20.1.Win.dll


public event EventHandler<CustomDisplayTextEventArgs> CustomDisplayText
Public Event CustomDisplayText As EventHandler(Of CustomDisplayTextEventArgs)

Event Data

The CustomDisplayText event's data class is CustomDisplayTextEventArgs. The following properties provide information specific to this event:

Property Description
DisplayText Gets or sets an editor's display text.
Value Gets an editor's current value.


The CustomDisplayText event fires before a date picker caption is displayed and allows you to change it.


This code snippet specifies the date picker button's caption.

using DevExpress.DashboardWin;
using DevExpress.XtraEditors.Controls;
using System;
// ...
    dashboardViewer1.DashboardItemControlCreated += DashboardViewer1_DashboardItemControlCreated;
// ...
    private void DashboardViewer1_DashboardItemControlCreated(object sender, DashboardItemControlEventArgs e)
        if (e.DateFilterControl != null)
            dateFilter.CustomDisplayText += DateFilter_CustomDisplayText;

    private void DateFilter_CustomDisplayText(object sender, CustomDisplayTextEventArgs e)
        e.DisplayText = (e.Value is DateTime) ? string.Format("{0:d}", e.Value) : "Click for the Date Picker";
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