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BarLargeButtonItem Class

Represents a bar item whose links can display different images when located on toolbars and menus.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraBars

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraBars.v22.1.dll


public class BarLargeButtonItem :

The following members return BarLargeButtonItem objects:


The BarLargeButtonItem class represents an item type that can be used to create large button links within toolbars and menus. This class is derived from the BarButtonItem and thus inherits all its functionality. The extra functionality provided by large button items is the following:

The image below displays an example of using large button items to create links within a toolbar and a sub-menu. Different images are displayed within different links related to the same item.

LinkImages - LargeImage1


Using Large Button Items in the Ribbon Control makes no sense since the Ribbon Control allows Button Items (BarButtonItem) to display both small and large images.


If you create Bar Items in code, note that these objects may not function properly without being associated with a BarManager or RibbonControl. To create a Bar Item, use a Bar Item constructor that has the BarManager parameter. When creating a Bar Item in code for use within a RibbonControl, use a Bar Item constructor that has the BarManager parameter, and pass the RibbonControl.Manager object as this parameter.

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