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RibbonControl.MinimizationButtonVisibility Property

Gets or sets the visibility of the Ribbon Control's Minimize button.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Ribbon

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


public RibbonMinimizationButtonVisibility MinimizationButtonVisibility { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

A RibbonMinimizationButtonVisibility value that specifies the Minimize button's visibility.

Available values:

Name Description

The Minimize button is visible in each Ribbon style except the Office 2007 style.


The Minimize button is hidden in all Ribbon styles.


The Minimize button is visible in all Ribbon styles.


The Minimize button allows an end-user to temporarily hide the contents of the Ribbon Control's pages:


The action for Minimize button depends on ribbon layout mode.

In Simplified mode (RibbonControl.AllowSimplifiedRibbon is true), the Minimize button switches between Classic and Simplified ribbon layout; otherwise it minimizes/expands the contents of the Ribbon Control`s pages.

When the MinimizationButtonVisibility is Auto, the Minimize button is visible in each RibbonStyle except the Office 2007 style.

When the MinimizationButtonVisibility is Auto and the RibbonControl.AllowSimplifiedRibbon is True, the MinimizationButton is visible regardless of the current ribbon style.

Use the RibbonControl.IsMinimizationButtonVisible property to get the actual visibility state of the Minimize button.

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