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BackstageViewShowRibbonItems Enum

Provides members that specify which RibbonControl‘s parts will be visible within an Office 2013-styled BackstageViewControl.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraBars.Ribbon

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraBars.v24.1.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Win.Navigation


public enum BackstageViewShowRibbonItems


Name Description

A BackstageViewControl does not display any RibbonControl elements.


Acts in the same way as the All value.


A BackstageViewControl displays Form Buttons (Close, Maximize, Minimize and Full-Screen Mode if the RibbonControl.ShowFullScreenButton property is set to true).


A BackstageViewControl displays a form caption.


A BackstageViewControl displays its parent RibbonControl‘s RibbonControl.PageHeaderItemLinks.


A BackstageViewControl displays all available RibbonControl elements.

Related API Members

The following properties accept/return BackstageViewShowRibbonItems values:


If a RibbonControl’s RibbonControl.RibbonStyle property is set to Office 2013, a BackstageViewControl assigned to the Ribbon’s RibbonControl.ApplicationButtonDropDownControl property gains several features. One of these features is the ability to display a form caption, Form Buttons and RibbonControl.PageHeaderItemLinks within a BackstageViewControl:

Ribbon Control - BackstageShowRibbonItems

To specify which of these elements should be displayed within a BackstageViewControl, pass corresponding BackstageViewShowRibbonItems values to the BackstageViewControl.BackstageViewShowRibbonItems property. Note that this property is in effect in Office 2013, Metropolis and Metropolis Dark skins only.


Displaying Form Buttons requires an application form to be derived from the RibbonForm class and its RibbonForm.AllowFormGlass property set to false.

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