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RibbonControl.Minimized Property

Gets or sets whether the ribbon is minimized.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraBars.Ribbon

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraBars.v24.1.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Win.Navigation


public virtual bool Minimized { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
Boolean false

true if the Ribbon Control is minimized; otherwise, false.


Set the Minimized property to true to collapse the ribbon up to page headers.



In the Office2019 style, the CommandLayout property allows you to narrow the command layout upto a single line.

End-User Capabilities

To show/hide the ribbon use:

  • Double click on a page header - collapses/restores the ribbon;

  • Single click a page header - restores the ribbon, displaying it over the form content/collapses the ribbon;

  • Context menu - ensure the AllowMinimizeRibbon property is set to true;

  • Collapse button - ensure the ShowExpandCollapseButton option is enabled.

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