WindowsFormsSettings.AllowSkinEditorAttach Property

Gets or sets whether or not you can use this application to preview custom skins in WinForms Skin Editor.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraEditors

Assembly: DevExpress.Utils.v21.1.dll

Declaration

public static DefaultBoolean AllowSkinEditorAttach { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description
DefaultBoolean

true if this application can be used to preview custom skins; otherwise, false.

Available values:

Name Description
True

Corresponds to a Boolean value of true.

False

Corresponds to a Boolean value of false.

Default

The default behavior determined by the control’s logic.

Remarks

In WinForms Skin Editor, go to the Settings dialog, switch to the “External Preview Applications” tab, and specify a path to an application’s executable file.

Skin Editor - Preview App

Click the Button - Preview“External Preview Application” button on the Skin Editor’s main screen to choose a preview application, and if it has the AllowSkinEditorAttach property enabled, the app will be painted using your currently opened skin. This allows you to preview skins in a real-life application without the necessity to export them as libraries and reference them in that project.

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