FormatConditionRuleBase.AllowAnimation Property

Gets or sets whether the format is repainted with an animation effect when a cell value changes. Animation effects are supported for specific format rules, only in the Data Grid control.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraEditors

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraEditors.v20.1.dll


public DefaultBoolean AllowAnimation { get; set; }
Public Property AllowAnimation As DefaultBoolean

Property Value

Type Default Description


A value that specifies whether an animation effect is enabled for the format rule.



Animation effects are supported for the following format rules:

Format rule

Animation effect


Fade effect


Progress effect


Fade effect

FormatConditionRuleAppearanceBase descendants (FormatConditionRuleValue, FormatConditionRuleExpression, FormatConditionRuleIconSet, FormatConditionRuleTopBottom, FormatConditionRuleDataUpdate and all other format rules that change a cell's appearance settings based on conditions).

Fade effect

The AllowAnimation property set to Default for the format rules listed above is interpreted as True. Set this property to False to disable animation effects.

The AllowAnimation property is ignored for other format rules.

See GetAllowAnimation to identify whether an animation effect is actually supported by and enabled for the format rule.


Format rule animation effects are not supported in the following cases:

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