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BarManager.Categories Property

Gets a collection of categories used to logically organize bar items.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Bars

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

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Wpf.Core


public BarManagerCategoryCollection Categories { get; }

Property Value

Type Description

A BarManagerCategoryCollection object that contain bar categories.


Use this property to access a collection of categories created in the BarManager. Categories are used to logically organize bar items and provide quick access to them via the customization window. The Categories property allows you to add, remove and get individual categories. Each category is represented by a BarManagerCategory object.

You can assign an item to a specific category by specifying the item’s BarItem.Category property.

For more information, see the Categories document.


This example shows how to create bar items and associate them with a custom Format category.

The following image shows the result:


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Imports System
Imports System.Collections.Generic
Imports System.Configuration
Imports System.Data
Imports System.Linq
Imports System.Windows

Namespace WpfApplication3
    ''' <summary>
    ''' Interaction logic for App.xaml
    ''' </summary>
    Partial Public Class App
        Inherits Application

        Private Sub OnAppStartup_UpdateThemeName(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As StartupEventArgs)

        End Sub
    End Class
End Namespace
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