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V21.2

LayoutSerializationOptions.StoreAppearance Property

Gets or sets whether the control’s appearance settings are stored (restored) when the layout is saved to (loaded from) storage.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraLayout

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraLayout.v21.2.dll

Declaration

[DefaultValue(DefaultBoolean.Default)]
public virtual DefaultBoolean StoreAppearance { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
DefaultBoolean

Default

A value that specifies whether to store and restore the control’s appearance settings.

Available values:

Name Description
True

true. DefaultBoolean.True has a constant value of 0, while the standard true value corresponds to a value of 1. In Visual Basic, do not use implicit conversion of Boolean values to DefaultBoolean, and vice versa, as the conversion may produce incorrect results.

False

false. DefaultBoolean.False has a constant value of 1, while the standard false value corresponds to a value of 0. In Visual Basic, do not use implicit conversion of Boolean values to DefaultBoolean, and vice versa, as the conversion may produce incorrect results.

Default

The default behavior determined by the control’s logic.

Property Paths

You can access this nested property as listed below:

Object Type Path to StoreAppearance
DataLayoutControl
.OptionsSerialization.StoreAppearance
LayoutControl
.OptionsSerialization.StoreAppearance

Remarks

The StoreAppearance property specifies whether to save/load the control’s appearance settings from data storage when you call the SaveLayoutTo… and RestoreLayoutFrom… methods. The property affects the apperance settings of the following elements:

Initially, when the StoreAppearance property is set to Default, (de)serialization of appearance settings is disabled.

(De)Serialization of appearance settings is enabled in the cases below:

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