Bar

BarManager Properties

The component that manages traditional bars and popup menus.
Name Description
ActiveEditItemLink Gets the link whose editor is currently active.
ActiveEditor Gets the currently active editor.
ActiveMdiChild Gets the currently active multiple document interface (MDI) child window.
AllowCustomization Gets or sets whether the Customization Window can be activated by the end-user.
AllowDisposeItems Gets or sets whether bar items are disposed when removed from the BarManager.Items collection.
AllowFocusPopupForm static For internal use.
AllowGlyphSkinning Gets or sets whether glyphs for all BarItems within the BarManager should be painted using the text foreground color.
AllowHtmlText Gets or sets the default ability to use HTML tags to format bar item text (BarItem.Caption and BarItem.Description) within the current BarManager.
AllowItemAnimatedHighlighting Gets or sets whether bar items are highlighted with an animation effect.
AllowLinkLighting Obsolete. Gets or sets a value that specifies whether images are highlighted when links are hot-tracked.
AllowMdiChildButtons Gets or sets whether to show the MDI buttons for the maximized MDI child document.
AllowMergeInvisibleLinks Gets or sets whether invisible links can be merged.
AllowMoveBarOnToolbar Gets or sets a value indicating whether bar movement within the toolbar area is allowed.
AllowQuickCustomization Gets or sets whether quick bar customization is enabled.
AllowShowToolbarsPopup Gets or sets a value indicating whether bars belonging to the Bar Manager allow the customization menu to be displayed.
AutoSaveInRegistry Gets or sets a value indicating whether the bars' layout is saved to and loaded from the system registry automatically.
BarBackColor Obsolete. Gets or sets the default background color for all bars that belong to the BarManager.
BarItemHorzIndent Obsolete. Gets the horizontal indent between the contents and borders of bar links.
BarItemVertIndent Obsolete. Gets or sets the vertical indent between the content and borders of bar links.
Bars Gets the bars collection of the BarManager component.
CacheItemLinkSize static Gets or sets whether or not this BarManager should cache the sizes of its item links.
CanRaiseEvents protected Gets a value indicating whether the component can raise an event. Inherited from Component.
CanShowNonRecentItems This member supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.
Categories Gets a collection of categories used to logically organize bar items.
CloseButtonAffectAllTabs This member is obsolete. It gets or sets a value specifying whether the close button of a dock window hides other windows docked onto it.
CloseEditorOnModalFormShow static
ClosePopupOnModalFormShow static This member supports the internal infrastructure, and is not intended to be used directly from your code.
Container Gets the IContainer that contains the Component. Inherited from Component.
Controller Gets or sets the bar and dock controller that will provide default appearance and customization options for the bars belonging to the current BarManager.
CustomizeSelectedLink Gets the currently customized link.
DesignMode protected Gets a value that indicates whether the Component is currently in design mode. Inherited from Component.
DockControls Gets the collection of controls that provide docking for bars.
DockingEnabled Gets or sets a value indicating whether the BarManager component allows bar docking.
DockManager Gets or sets the DockManager which coordinates any docking operations performed on dock panels.
DockWindows Obsolete. This member is obsolete. It gets the collection of dock windows within the BarManager component.
DockWindowTabFont This member is obsolete. It gets or sets the font used to display tab captions when dock windows are docked to the same place.
EditorsRepository Obsolete. To customize the collection of editors available for bars, use the inherited ComponentEditorContainer.RepositoryItems or ComponentEditorContainer.ExternalRepository property.
Events protected Gets the list of event handlers that are attached to this Component. Inherited from Component.
ExternalRepository Gets or sets the external editors repository. Inherited from ComponentEditorContainer.
Form Gets or sets the Form or UserControl that bars are on.
HideBarsWhenMerging Gets or sets whether bars that belong to the current child Bar Manager are hidden from the child form during a merge operation. This option is in effect if you subscribed to the parent BarManager's BarManager.Merge and BarManager.UnMerge events.
HighlightedLink Gets the currently highlighted link.
HighlightMode static Gets or sets the highlight mode for hovered drop-down BarButtonItems. Default to highlight the entire BarButtonItem; Separate to highlight the caption and the drop-down arrow individually.
HtmlImages Gets or sets a collection of images that can be inserted into item captions using the image tag.
Images Gets or sets the source of images that can be displayed within item links.
IsCustomizing Gets or sets a value indicating whether the BarManager is being customized.
IsDesignMode Gets or sets a value indicating whether the BarManager is in design mode.
IsDocking Gets or sets a value indicating whether a bar is being dragged.
IsDragging Gets or sets a value indicating whether an item link is being dragged.
IsLinkSizing Gets or sets a value indicating whether the BarManager's link is being resized.
IsLoading Gets or sets a value indicating whether the BarManager is being loaded.
IsStoring Gets or sets a value indicating whether the BarManager is being saved to the system registry.
ItemLinkIdCollection This member supports the internal infrastructure, and is not intended to be used directly from your code.
Items Provides access to the BarManager's collection of items.
ItemsFont Obsolete. Gets or sets the default font used to paint link captions.
KeyboardHighlightedLink Gets the link that is currently selected in a bar using the keyboard.
LargeIcons This property is obsolete. Use the BarManagerProperties.LargeIcons property of the DefaultBarAndDockingController or BarAndDockingController object instead.
LargeImages Gets or sets the source of large images that can be displayed within item links.
LayoutVersion Gets or sets the version of the layout of bars.
MainMenu Gets or sets the bar that is the application's main menu.
MainMenuBarBackColor Obsolete. Gets or sets the default background color for main menus.
MaxItemId This member supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.
MdiMenuMergeStyle Gets or sets if and when a merge mechanism is invoked in an MDI application.
MenuAnimationType This property is obsolete. Use the BarManagerProperties.MenuAnimationType option of the DefaultBarAndDockingController or BarAndDockingController object instead.
MergedOwner For internal use.
MostRecentItemsPercent Gets or sets the value (as a percentage) that determines which of the menu items that haven't recently been used should be hidden
OpenSubMenuOnHover static Gets or sets whether sub-menus are automatically opened when hovered over with the mouse pointer.
OptionsLayout Contains options that control how the bars' layout is stored to/restored from a stream, xml file or system registry.
OptionsStubGlyphs Provides access to options that modify a stub glyphs' appearance.
PaintStyleName Obsolete. Gets or sets the name of the painting style applied to bars.
PopupMenuAlignment Gets or sets how popup menus associated with this BarManager should be aligned.
PopupShowMode Gets or sets whether nested popup sub-menus are displayed in cascaded or inplace mode.
PressedLink Gets the currently pressed link.
PrimaryShortcutProcessor Gets or sets whether a BarEditItem or an editor within it should process the pressed shortcut.
ProcessShortcutsWhenInvisible Gets or sets whether shortcuts for items are in effect if the Bar Manager belongs to a hidden parent control (Form or UserControl).
ReFocusEditorOnPopupClose static Gets or sets whether or not the last focused editor should be focused again after a user has clicked a popup menu item and this menu was closed.
RegistryPath Gets or sets the registry path to which the bar layout is saved.
RepositoryItems Provides access to the component's internal repository. Inherited from ComponentEditorContainer.
RightToLeft Gets or sets a value indicating whether the BarManager's elements are aligned to support locales using right-to-left fonts.
SharedImageCollectionImageSizeMode Gets or sets the value that specifies how the display size of images is determined, when the images are obtained from a SharedImageCollection.
ShowCloseButton Gets or sets whether the close button is displayed in the main menu.
ShowFullMenus Gets or sets a value indicating whether to display both recent and non-recent links within a menu.
ShowFullMenusAfterDelay Gets or sets a value indicating whether non-recent item links are displayed after a certain period of time.
ShowScreenTipsInMenus Gets or sets whether bar item link tooltips should be displayed within context menus.
ShowScreenTipsInToolbars Gets or sets whether hints are enabled for bar item links displayed within toolbars.
ShowShortcutInScreenTips Gets or sets a value indicating whether a shortcut key should be displayed along with a hint for links belonging to the BarManager component.
Site Gets or sets the ISite of the Component. Inherited from Component.
StatusBar Gets or sets the status bar for the current form.
StatusBarBackColor Obsolete. Gets or sets the background color of the status bar owned by this BarManager.
SubMenuBackColor Obsolete. Gets or sets the default background color for all submenus within the BarManager component.
SubMenuBackgroundImage Obsolete. Gets or sets the default background image for all submenus within the BarManager component.
SubMenuGlyphBackColor Obsolete. Gets or set the background color for item descriptive images.
SubmenuHasShadow Obsolete. Gets or sets a value indicating whether a submenu casts a shadow.
SubMenuNonRecentGlyphBackColor Obsolete. Gets or set the background color of non-recent item descriptive images.
SubMenuOpenCloseInterval Returns the delay that occurs before a submenu displayed within another submenu is opened or closed, in milliseconds.
ToolTipAnchor Gets or sets the point relative to which tooltips are displayed for BarItems within a BarManager. This property is not supported for the RibbonControl.
ToolTipController Gets or sets the component that controls the behavior and appearance of hints displayed for the container component's visual elements. Inherited from ComponentEditorContainer.
TransparentEditors This property is provided for backward compatibility. Use the BarManager.TransparentEditorsMode property instead.
TransparentEditorsMode Gets or sets whether specific in-place editors, when focused, are painted using a transparent background color.
UpdateMdiClientOnChildActivate static This member supports the internal infrastructure, and is not intended to be used directly from your code.
UseAltKeyForMenu Gets or sets whether the main menu is activated when the ALT key is pressed.
UseF10KeyForMenu Gets or sets whether the main menu is activated when the F10 key is pressed.
UseSynchronizationContextForMdiCheck static This property supports internal infrastructure and is not intended to be used in code.
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