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NavElement.Appearance Property

Gets the appearance settings used to paint the element.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraNavBar

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraNavBar.v19.1.dll


[XtraSerializableProperty(XtraSerializationVisibility.Content, XtraSerializationFlags.DefaultValue)]
public virtual AppearanceObject Appearance { get; }

Property Value

Type Description

A AppearanceObject object which provides the appearance settings used to paint the element.


The Appearance property allows the appearance settings used to paint an individual NavBarControl’s element (group, link) to be specified. Note that these elements can also be custom painted. For instance, to custom paint the group caption handle the NavBarControl.CustomDrawGroupCaption event.

In the XP2View, XPExplorerBarView and skinning paint schemes, setting background colors via the Appearance property is not in effect.

For more information on appearances, see the Appearances document.

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