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.NET Framework 4.5.2+

CommentOptions.Visibility Property

Specifies the visibility mode of a document comment.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraRichEdit

Assembly: DevExpress.RichEdit.v21.2.Core.dll


public RichEditCommentVisibility Visibility { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description


A RichEditCommentVisibility enumeration value.

Property Paths

You can access this nested property as listed below:

Library Object Type Path to Visibility
WinForms Controls SnapControlOptions
WPF Controls RichEditControlOptions
Office File API AnnotationOptions


When the CommentOptions.Visibility is set to RichEditCommentVisibility.Visible, the comment balloons are displayed and document ranges are highlighted. You can hide comments and highlight commented ranges by setting the Visibility to Hidden and the CommentOptions.HighlightCommentedRange option - to true. Note that the Visibility property value changes to Visible after adding a new comment.

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