BaseAppearanceCollection Methods

Serves as a base for the classes that provide the appearance settings used to paint DevExpress .NET controls.
Name Description
Assign(BaseAppearanceCollection) Copies the settings from the object passed as the parameter.
AssignInternal(BaseAppearanceCollection) Copies the settings from the object passed as the parameter without raising the BaseAppearanceCollection.Changed event.
BeginUpdate() Locks the BaseAppearanceCollection, preventing change notifications (and visual updates) from being raised by the object until the EndUpdate or CancelUpdate method is called.
CancelUpdate() Unlocks the BaseAppearanceCollection object after it has been locked by the BeginUpdate method, without causing an immediate visual update.
Combine(BaseAppearanceCollection, AppearanceDefaultInfo[]) Copies the activated appearance settings of the object passed as the parameter to the current object, any properties that aren't activated are set to the value in the default appearance object.
Combine(BaseAppearanceCollection, AppearanceDefaultInfo[], Boolean) Copies the activated appearance settings of the object passed as the parameter and activates their corresponding options, any properties not activated are set to the value in the default appearance object.
Dispose() Releases all the resources used by the current object.
EndUpdate() Unlocks the BaseAppearanceCollection object after a call to the BeginUpdate method and causes an immediate visual update.
Equals(Object) Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. Inherited from Object.
Equals(Object, Object) static Determines whether the specified object instances are considered equal. Inherited from Object.
GetAppearance(String) Gets an appearance object contained within the collection by its name.
GetEnumerator() Returns an IDictionaryEnumerator that can iterate through the hashtable.
GetHashCode() Serves as the default hash function. Inherited from Object.
GetType() Gets the Type of the current instance. Inherited from Object.
MemberwiseClone() protected Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. Inherited from Object.
ReferenceEquals(Object, Object) static Determines whether the specified Object instances are the same instance. Inherited from Object.
Reset() Resets the properties of all the appearance objects within the collection to their default values.
RestoreLayoutFromRegistry(String) Restores the appearance settings stored at the specified system registry path.
RestoreLayoutFromStream(Stream) Restores the appearance settings from the specified stream.
RestoreLayoutFromXml(String) Loads the appearance settings stored in the specified XML file.
SaveLayoutToRegistry(String) Saves the appearance settings to a system registry path.
SaveLayoutToStream(Stream) Saves the appearance settings to a specific stream.
SaveLayoutToXml(String) Saves the appearance settings to a specific XML file.
ShouldSerialize() Tests whether the BaseAppearanceCollection should be persisted.
ToString() Returns a string that represents the current object. Inherited from Object.
UpdateRightToLeft(Boolean) Updates the right-to-left text direction option.
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