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DiagramShape.Shape Property

Gets or sets the shape kind.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraDiagram

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraDiagram.v19.1.dll


public virtual ShapeDescription Shape { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

An object that specifies the shape kind.


Shape kinds are specified by certain DevExpress.Diagram.Core.ShapeDescription class objects.

Using the following classes, you can access predefined shapes. These classes provide sets of static properties that return specific ShapeDescription objects:

  • DevExpress.Diagram.Core.BasicShapes
  • DevExpress.Diagram.Core.BasicFlowchartShapes
  • DevExpress.Diagram.Core.SDLDiagramShapes
  • DevExpress.Diagram.Core.ArrowShapes
  • DevExpress.Diagram.Core.SoftwareIcons
  • DevExpress.Diagram.Core.DecorativeShapes

See the Diagram Items document for information on shapes provided by these classes.


The following code assigns the DevExpress.Diagram.Core.BasicFlowchartShapes.Decision shape kind to a shape and specifies the shape text and size.


diagramShape1.Shape = DevExpress.Diagram.Core.BasicFlowchartShapes.Decision;
diagramShape1.Content = "Initialized?";
diagramShape1.Size = new Size(150, 60);
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