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EditorButton Class

An editor button displayed in a ButtonEdit control or its descendant.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraEditors.Controls

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraEditors.v23.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Win.Navigation


public class EditorButton :

The following members return EditorButton objects:


ButtonEdit and all its descendants can display edit buttons within the edit box. The editor stores its buttons within the RepositoryItemButtonEdit.Buttons collection. You can add, remove, and rearrange edit buttons. Button settings allow you to specify the caption, glyph, appearance, shortcut, visibility, tooltip, etc.

Button Click

Edit buttons do not have their own click/press events. Handle the RepositoryItemButtonEdit.ButtonClick and RepositoryItemButtonEdit.ButtonPressed events to respond to button clicks.

Button Image and Caption

The Kind property specifies the button’s image. You can choose from over 20 predefined icons or specify a custom image. Set the Kind property to Glyph and use the ImageOptions property to display a custom image within the button.

The Caption property specifies the button’s text. The button can display the text together with a custom image only, which is not centered (ImageLocation).

Edit Button with Image and Caption - WinForms Data Editors | DevExpress

using DevExpress.Utils.Svg;
using DevExpress.XtraEditors;
using DevExpress.Utils.Taskbar;
using DevExpress.XtraEditors.Controls;

EditorButton button = buttonEdit1.Properties.Buttons[0];
button.Caption = "Add Employee";
button.Kind = ButtonPredefines.Glyph;
button.ImageOptions.Location = ImageLocation.MiddleLeft;
button.ImageOptions.SvgImage = SvgImage.FromFile("custom-image.svg");

Wrap Button Caption

The Button Editor stretches its edit buttons if the TextEditStyle property is set to TextEditStyles.HideTextEditor. Disable the Button Editor’s Properties.AutoHeight option, specify the height, and set the button’s Appearance.TextOptions.WordWrap property to Wrap to break the long text and wrap it onto the next line.

Edit Button - Wrap Caption, WinForms Data Editors | DevExpress


The following code creates a ButtonEdit control and places it onto a panel:

The code changes the button collection as follows:

The example subscribes to the ButtonEdit.ButtonClick event to respond to button clicks.


ButtonEdit btnEdit1 = new ButtonEdit();
btnEdit1.Width = 100;
btnEdit1.Properties.Buttons[0].Kind = ButtonPredefines.OK;
btnEdit1.Properties.Buttons.Add(new EditorButton(ButtonPredefines.Delete));

btnEdit1.ButtonClick += BtnEdit1_ButtonClick;

private void BtnEdit1_ButtonClick(object sender, ButtonPressedEventArgs e) {
    ButtonEdit editor = sender as ButtonEdit;
    if(e.Button.Kind == ButtonPredefines.OK) {
    if (e.Button.Kind == ButtonPredefines.Delete) {


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