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GridOptionsMenu.DialogFormBorderEffect Property

Gets or sets the border adornment effect for dialog forms within the GridView.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraGrid.Views.Grid

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraGrid.v24.1.dll

NuGet Packages: DevExpress.Win.Grid, DevExpress.Win.Navigation


public virtual FormBorderEffect DialogFormBorderEffect { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
FormBorderEffect Default

A value that specifies the dialog form border adornment effect.

Available values:

Name Description

No adorning effect.


The default border adorning effect, applied as follows:

For the XtraForm, a shadow is displayed in the “McSkin” skin. No adorning effect is applied in other skins.

For the RibbonForm, a shadow is displayed in the following skins: “Office 2013”, “Office 2013 Dark Gray”, “Office 2013 Light Gray”, and “McSkin”. No adorning effect is applied in other skins.


Displays a shadow around the form.


A glow effect. The default colors can be changed via the XtraForm.ActiveGlowColor and XtraForm.InactiveGlowColor properties.

Property Paths

You can access this nested property as listed below:

Object Type Path to DialogFormBorderEffect
.OptionsMenu .DialogFormBorderEffect


The DialogFormBorderEffect property allows you to apply a shadow and glow effects to dialog form borders within the GridView.

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