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AccordionControl.UseDirectXPaint Property

Gets or sets whether to use the DirectX rendering.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraBars.Navigation

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraBars.v19.2.dll


public DefaultBoolean UseDirectXPaint { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description


A DefaultBoolean enumerator value that specifies whether or not this control employs the DirectX Hardware Acceleration. The DefaultBoolean.Default value is equivalent to DefaultBoolean.True if the static WindowsFormsSettings.ForceDirectXPaint method was called, or to DefaultBoolean.False otherwise.

Available values:

Name Description

Corresponds to a Boolean value of true.


Corresponds to a Boolean value of false.


The value is determined by the current object's parent object setting (e.g., a control setting).


To use DirectX rendering for the Accordion Control, set the UseDirectXPaint property to Default or True and do one of the following:


Only modify the UseDirectXPaint setting before the control's handle is created. For instance, you can do this at design time, or in the form's constructor.

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