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BackstageSeparatorItem Class

Visually separates backstage items.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Ribbon

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Ribbon.v19.2.dll

Declaration

public class BackstageSeparatorItem :
    BackstageItemBase
Public Class BackstageSeparatorItem
    Inherits BackstageItemBase

Remarks

The BackstageSeparatorItem displays a line that separates neighboring backstage items. This separation improves visual perception and increases BackstageViewControl readability. If you want to place a BackstageSeparatorItem inside a BackstageViewControl, add a new instance of the BackstageSeparatorItem to the BackstageViewControl's Items collection. To do this via XAML, place a BackstageSeparatorItem class object between the opening and the closing tags of the BackstageViewControl. See the example below to learn more.

Examples

Imagine you want to create a BackstageViewControl with a button, a tab item and a separator item between them, as seen in the following figure:

Ribbon Backstage items

To add these items via a XAML markup, define new BackstageButtonItem, BackstageTabItem and BackstageSeparatorItem class objects between the opening and closing tags of a BackstageViewControl. When an end-user selects the tab item, a label and two radio buttons should be displayed at the right of BackstageViewControl. To add multiple items as a tab item's content, define a container, place these items inside of it and initialize the ControlPane property with this container. In this example, a Grid container is used. The button item's BackstageItemBase.Click event is used to respond to an end-user clicking this button.

<dxr:RibbonControl.ApplicationMenu>
    <dxr:BackstageViewControl  Name ="myViewControl" DisableDefaultBackgroundGlyph="false" >
        <dxr:BackstageButtonItem Content="Open last file" Name="cmdOpen" Click="cmdOpen_Click"/>
        <dxr:BackstageSeparatorItem/>
        <dxr:BackstageTabItem Name="optionsTab" Content="Options">
            <dxr:BackstageTabItem.ControlPane>
                <Grid Margin="10,5,0,0">
                    <Grid.RowDefinitions>
                        <RowDefinition Height="Auto"></RowDefinition>
                        <RowDefinition Height="Auto"></RowDefinition>
                    </Grid.RowDefinitions>
                    <Grid.ColumnDefinitions>
                        <ColumnDefinition Width="Auto"></ColumnDefinition>
                        <ColumnDefinition Width="Auto"></ColumnDefinition>
                    </Grid.ColumnDefinitions>
                    <Label Content="Ribbon style:" Margin="5,10,5,5" Grid.Row="0" Grid.Column="0" Grid.ColumnSpan="2" FontSize="16" FontWeight="Bold"/>
                    <RadioButton Content="Office 2007" Grid.Row="1" Grid.Column="0" Margin="5,0,5,0"/>
                    <RadioButton Content="Office 2010" Grid.Row="1" Grid.Column="1" Margin="5,0,5,0"/>
                </Grid>
            </dxr:BackstageTabItem.ControlPane>
        </dxr:BackstageTabItem>
    </dxr:BackstageViewControl>
</dxr:RibbonControl.ApplicationMenu>
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