DiagramOptionsBehavior.RectangleTool Property

Specifies the tool that is used when the end-user selects the Rectangle tool in the Ribbon.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraDiagram.Options

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraDiagram.v20.1.dll


public virtual DiagramTool RectangleTool { get; set; }
Public Overridable Property RectangleTool As DiagramTool

Property Value

Type Description

A DiagramTool object that represents the rectangle tool.

Property Paths

You can access this nested property as listed below:

Object Type Path to RectangleTool


The Rectangle tool creates a rectangular shape.

To provide the end-user with a custom Rectangle tool available from the Ribbon, create a FactoryItemTool object and assign it to the RectangleTool property. See the example below.

diagramControl1.OptionsBehavior.RectangleTool = new FactoryItemTool("CustomRect", () => "CustomRect",
    diagram => new DiagramShape() {
    Shape = BasicShapes.Rectangle,
    ConnectionPoints = new PointCollection(new List<PointFloat>() { new PointFloat(0.5F, 0.5F) })},
    BasicShapes.Rectangle.DefaultSize, BasicShapes.Rectangle.IsQuick);
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