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GroupControl.AllowBorderColorBlending Property

Gets or sets whether to colorize the group caption and border with the BorderColor setting in skinning paint schemes. This property is ignored by default starting from v18.2.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraEditors

Assembly: DevExpress.Utils.v22.2.dll

NuGet Packages: DevExpress.Utils, DevExpress.Wpf.Core


public virtual bool AllowBorderColorBlending { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
Boolean false

true, to apply a custom color to the group control’s border and caption background in skinning paint schemes; otherwise, false.


Use the GroupControl.AppearanceCaption.BorderColor property (accessible from GroupControl.AppearanceCaption) to customize the control’s caption and border color.

groupControl1.AppearanceCaption.BorderColor = Color.MediumOrchid;


Starting from version 18.2, the AllowBorderColorBlending property is ignored by default. You do not need to enable this option to change the control’s caption and border color.

The GroupControl takes the AllowBorderColorBlending property into account in the following cases:

In these cases, the AllowBorderColorBlending property functions as follows. When the property equals false, the control’s caption and border are colored based on the currently applied skin. Set the AllowBorderColorBlending property to true to enable card caption/border color customization (using the GroupControl.AppearanceCaption.BorderColor property).

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