Bar

MenuAppearance.MenuCaption Property

Provides appearance settings used to paint menu headers.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraBars

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraBars.v20.1.dll

Declaration

public virtual AppearanceObject MenuCaption { get; }
Public Overridable ReadOnly Property MenuCaption As AppearanceObject

Property Value

Type Description
AppearanceObject

An AppearanceObject that provides corresponding appearance settings.

Remarks

Menus can display headers which typically provide any descriptive information for end-users. The MenuCaption property contains settings to customize the menu headers appearance.

The following table summarizes which appearance options provided by the MenuCaption object are in effect in various painting schemes:

Appearance Option Office 2000 Office 2003 Windows XP Skinning Painting Scheme
BackColor + + + -
BackColor2 and GradientMode + + + -
Image + + + -
Font and ForeColor + + + +
BorderColor + + + -

To make menu headers visible for popups and submenus, use the PopupMenu.ShowCaption and BarCustomContainerItem.ShowMenuCaption properties respectively.

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