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MenuAppearance.SideStrip Property

Contains style settings for painting side strips (boxes displaying bar item icons).

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraBars

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraBars.v23.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Win.Navigation


public virtual AppearanceObject SideStrip { get; }

Property Value

Type Description

A AppearanceObject object providing styles for painting side strips.


The side strip box is a vertical bar designed to display the icons of bar items within popup menus. In the image below, the side strip is filled in light blue.


Use the SideStrip property to customize styles (background colors and gradient settings) for side strip regions corresponding to recently used links (see the BarItemLink.MostRecentlyUsed property). The MenuAppearance.SideStripNonRecent property contains styles for painting side strips for links not recently used.


The appearance customization of side strips in skinning paint schemes is not supported.

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