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RepositoryItemBlobBaseEdit.TextEditStyle Property

Gets or sets the style in which text is displayed in the BLOB editor’s edit box.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraEditors.Repository

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraEditors.v24.1.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Win.Navigation


public override TextEditStyles TextEditStyle { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
TextEditStyles DisableTextEditor

A TextEditStyles enumeration value determining editing style.

Available values:

Name Description

A button editor works in its normal way. Editing and selecting text is allowed.



The text editing region is not visible and the editor displays only buttons contained in the current button editor. If no buttons can be displayed (for instance because of setting the EditorButton.Visible property to False), the editor displays an empty region in this case.



A button editor is displayed in its normal way. However, editing and selecting text is not allowed. If you want to enable a user to select text but disable text modifications, you can set the text editing style to Standard and set the RepositoryItem.ReadOnly property to true.



The TextEditStyle property specifies how the edit region is displayed within a BLOB editor. This region can contain buttons and, optionally, an identification icon/text depending on this property’s setting. Possible editing styles are enumerated by the TextEditStyles type.

The property is overridden to prevent editing text in the BLOB editor’s edit box. The property can only be set to TextEditStyles.DisableTextEditor or TextEditStyles.HideTextEditor as you cannot set the property to TextEditStyles.Standard. If you try to do this, the TextEditStyle property is actually set to TextEditStyles.DisableTextEditor.

The image below displays a BLOB editor (MemoExEdit) whose TextEditStyle property has changed from the default TextEditStyles.DisableTextEditor to TextEditStyles.HideTextEditor.


Changing the value of this property at runtime raises the RepositoryItem.PropertiesChanged event.

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