BarEditItemLink.Focus() Method

Activates and moves focus to the editor associated with the link.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraBars

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraBars.v20.2.dll


public override void Focus()
Public Overrides Sub Focus


The Focus method that is called for a BarEditItemLink object is equivalent to the BarEditItemLink.ShowEditor method. See this link to learn more.


The following example shows how you can focus a specific subitem within a container item.

The menu for the mFile item of the BarSubItem class is activated. To do this, the BarCustomContainerItemLink.OpenMenu method is called.

After the menu is opened, we focus the first subitem in it using the BarItemLink.Focus method.

The result is shown below:


// The item and its link for which the menu should be opened
BarSubItem containerItem = mFile;
BarSubItemLink containerLink = containerItem.Links[0] as BarSubItemLink;
// Open the menu for the link
// Focus the first link in the menu opened
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