BaseLayoutItem.Appearance Property

Gets or sets the object that provides appearance settings for the item’s captions. This is a dependency property.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Docking

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Docking.v21.1.dll

Declaration

public Appearance Appearance { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description
Appearance

The appearance settings of the item caption.

Remarks

You can use the Appearance property to customize the appearance settings for the item’s caption when it’s in the normal and active (selected) states.

<Window ...
    xmlns:dxdo="http://schemas.devexpress.com/winfx/2008/xaml/docking">
    <dxdo:DockLayoutManager>
        <dxdo:LayoutGroup x:Name="LayoutRoot" Orientation="Vertical">
            <dxdo:LayoutPanel Caption="Panel1">
                <dxdo:LayoutPanel.Appearance>
                    <dxdo:Appearance>
                        <dxdo:Appearance.Normal>
                            <dxdo:AppearanceObject Background="Green" />
                        </dxdo:Appearance.Normal>
                        <dxdo:Appearance.Active>
                            <dxdo:AppearanceObject Background="Red" />
                        </dxdo:Appearance.Active>
                    </dxdo:Appearance>
                </dxdo:LayoutPanel.Appearance>
                <TextBox />
            </dxdo:LayoutPanel>
            <dxdo:LayoutPanel Caption="Panel2"/>
        </dxdo:LayoutGroup>
    </dxdo:DockLayoutManager>
</Window>

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