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LookUpEditBase.ItemTemplate Property

Gets or sets a template that defines the presentation of items contained within the dropdown list. This is a dependency property.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Editors

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Core.v22.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Wpf.Core


public DataTemplate ItemTemplate { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

A DataTemplate object that represents the template which defines the presentation of items contained within the dropdown list.


To apply ItemTemplate to the selected item (displayed within the edit box), set the LookUpEditBase.ApplyItemTemplateToSelectedItem property to true.


The ItemTemplate property cannot be used if combobox items are represented by the ComboBoxEditItem class.


The following example shows how to create an image combobox via templates.

View Example

<Window xmlns=""
        Title="Creating an Image ComboBox"
        Height="300" Width="300">
            <ColumnDefinition />
            <ColumnDefinition Width="100" />
            <ColumnDefinition />
            <RowDefinition />
            <RowDefinition Height="22" />
            <RowDefinition />
        <dxe:ComboBoxEdit ApplyItemTemplateToSelectedItem="True" IsTextEditable="False"
                          Text="(None)" Grid.Row="1" Grid.Column="1" Padding="5,2,5,2">
                    <Border Background="Transparent">
                        <StackPanel Orientation="Horizontal">
                            <Rectangle Width="10" Height="10" Fill="{Binding}"
                                       RadiusX="2" RadiusY="2"
                                       Margin="6,0,6,0" />
                            <TextBlock Text="{Binding}" />

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