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RibbonControl.ShowSearchItem Property

Gets or sets whether to display the search box that allows a user to find a bar item by its caption.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraBars.Ribbon

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraBars.v22.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Win.Navigation


public bool ShowSearchItem { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
Boolean false

true, to display the search box; otherwise, false.


The ribbon can display a search box that allows users to search for bar items by their caption or custom keywords.

Ribbon Search Menu

To display the search box, set the ShowSearchItem property to true. See Search Menu for more information.


In an MDI application, a child form’s search box is not added to the parent form when ribbons are merged. You should enable the search box on the parent and child forms individually.

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