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SimpleButton.Text Property

Gets or sets the text string displayed within the button control.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraEditors

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraEditors.v19.2.dll


public override string Text { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

A string value representing the button's caption.


Changing this property's value at runtime raises the TextChanged event.

The button's text is not displayed if the SimpleButton.ImageLocation property is set to MiddleCenter and an image is assigned to the button via the SimpleButton.ImageIndex or SimpleButton.Image properties. In this instance, only the image centered within the button is displayed.

If the SimpleButton.AllowHtmlDraw property is set to true, you can use HTML tags to format the SimpleButton.Text. For detailed information see HTML Text Formatting.


The following sample code declares a CreateSimpleButton method that creates and initializes a new SimpleButton control. The method has two parameters specifying the coordinates of the button's top left corner. The BaseButton.CalcBestFit method is used to calculate the size of the button's contents (an image and text) in order to set a proper button size.

The result of the sample code execution is displayed below.

SimpleButton - CalcBestFit

using DevExpress.XtraEditors;
// ...
private void CreateSimpleButton(int left, int top){
   // Creating and initializing a new SimpleButton control
   SimpleButton simpleButton = new SimpleButton();
   simpleButton.Text = "Show Settings Page";
   simpleButton.ImageList = imageList1;
   simpleButton.ImageIndex = 0;
   simpleButton.Size = simpleButton.CalcBestFit(simpleButton.CreateGraphics());
   simpleButton.Location = new Point(left, top);
// Creating SimpleButton control at the specific location
CreateSimpleButton(30, 30);
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