NavBarGroup.VisualStyle Property

Gets or sets a style object that defines the appearance of the current group header. This is a dependency property.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.NavBar

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.NavBar.v20.2.dll

Declaration

public Style VisualStyle { get; set; }
Public Property VisualStyle As Style

Property Value

Type Description
Style

A Style object containing group style settings.

Remarks

TargetType: System.Windows.Controls.Primitives.ButtonBase

See NavBarViewBase.GroupVisualStyle to learn more.

Examples

This example demonstrates how the appearance of groups and items can be customized at different levels within the NavBarControl by using specific style properties. To learn more about appearance customization, please refer to Styling View Content Elements.

Example-VisualStyle-GroupItem.png

View Example

<Window x:Class="VisualStylesOfGroupsAndItems.Window1" 
        xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation" 
        xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml" 
        Title="Window1" Height="400" Width="200" 
        xmlns:dxn="http://schemas.devexpress.com/winfx/2008/xaml/navbar">

    <Window.Resources>
        <Style x:Key="ViewStyle" TargetType="dxn:NavBarViewBase">
            <Setter Property="GroupLayoutSettings" Value="{dxn:NavBarLayoutSettings TextHorizontalAlignment=Center}" />
            <Setter Property="GroupFontSettings" Value="{dxn:NavBarFontSettings FontStyle=Italic,FontSize=25}"  />
            <Setter Property="ItemFontSettings" Value="{dxn:NavBarFontSettings FontStyle=Oblique,FontSize=20}"  />
            <Setter Property="ItemLayoutSettings" Value="{dxn:NavBarLayoutSettings TextHorizontalAlignment=Right}" />
        </Style>

        <Style x:Key="GroupStyle" TargetType="dxn:NavBarGroup">
            <Setter Property="ItemLayoutSettings" Value="{dxn:NavBarLayoutSettings TextHorizontalAlignment=Center}" />
            <Setter Property="ItemFontSettings" Value="{dxn:NavBarFontSettings FontStyle=Italic}" />
            <Setter Property="LayoutSettings" Value="{dxn:NavBarLayoutSettings TextHorizontalAlignment=Center}"/>
            <Setter Property="FontSettings" Value="{dxn:NavBarFontSettings FontStyle=Oblique,FontWeight=ExtraLight}" />
        </Style>

        <Style x:Key="ItemStyle" TargetType="dxn:NavBarItem">
            <Setter Property="LayoutSettings" Value="{dxn:NavBarLayoutSettings TextHorizontalAlignment=Left}" />
            <Setter Property="FontSettings" Value="{dxn:NavBarFontSettings FontWeight=Bold}"/>
        </Style>
        <Style x:Key="ItemVisualStyle" TargetType="{x:Type dxn:NavBarItemControl}">
            <Setter Property="Control.Foreground" Value ="Magenta"/>
        </Style>
        <Style x:Key="GroupVisualStyle" TargetType="{x:Type ButtonBase}">
            <Setter Property="Control.Foreground" Value ="Yellow"/>
        </Style>
    </Window.Resources>

    <DockPanel Margin="5">

        <dxn:NavBarControl Name="navBarControl1">
            <dxn:NavBarControl.View>
                <dxn:ExplorerBarView Style="{StaticResource ViewStyle}"  />
            </dxn:NavBarControl.View>
            <dxn:NavBarControl.Groups>
                <dxn:NavBarGroup Header="Group1">
                    <dxn:NavBarItem Content="Item11"/>
                </dxn:NavBarGroup>
                <dxn:NavBarGroup Header="Group2">
                    <dxn:NavBarItem Content="Item21"/>
                </dxn:NavBarGroup>
                <dxn:NavBarGroup Header="Group3" Style="{StaticResource GroupStyle}">
                    <dxn:NavBarItem Content="Item31"/>
                    <dxn:NavBarItem Content="Item32"/>
                </dxn:NavBarGroup>
                <dxn:NavBarGroup Header="Group4"  VisualStyle="{StaticResource GroupVisualStyle}">
                    <dxn:NavBarItem Content="Item41"/>
                    <dxn:NavBarItem Content="Item42" Style="{StaticResource ItemStyle}"/>
                    <dxn:NavBarItem Content="Item43"  VisualStyle="{StaticResource ItemVisualStyle}"/>
                </dxn:NavBarGroup>
            </dxn:NavBarControl.Groups>
        </dxn:NavBarControl>

    </DockPanel>
</Window>
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