XtraForm.AllowMdiBar Property

Gets or sets whether an MDI bar is allowed for this form. This property is in effect for a parent MDI form, when the title bar skinning feature is enabled.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraEditors

Assembly: DevExpress.Utils.v20.1.dll


public virtual bool AllowMdiBar { get; set; }
Public Overridable Property AllowMdiBar As Boolean

Property Value

Type Default Description


true if the MDI bar is allowed; otherwise, false.


An MDI bar provides the control buttons and menu allowing an end-user to close, restore, minimize and switch between child MDI forms.


The AllowMdiBar property controls the visibility of an MDI bar when the following conditions are met:

If you're using a BarManager or RibbonForm within the parent MDI XtraForm, there is no need to enable the AllowMdiBar option, as these components provide their own MDI bars.

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