LayoutGroup.AllowBorderColorBlending Property

Gets or sets whether to colorize the layout group border and caption using the LayoutGroup.AppearanceGroup.BorderColor setting in skinning paint schemes. This property is ignored by default starting from v18.2.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraLayout

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraLayout.v21.1.dll


public bool AllowBorderColorBlending { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description


true if the layout group border should be colorized according to its border color in skinning paint schemes; otherwise, false.


Use the LayoutGroup.AppearanceGroup.BorderColor setting (LayoutItemContainer.AppearanceGroup) to highlight the layout group’s caption and border with a custom color.


Starting from version 18.2, you do not need to use the AllowBorderColorBlending option for this functionality to be in effect.

The LayoutControl takes the AllowBorderColorBlending property into account in the following cases:

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