DesignerOptions.ShowExportWarnings Property

Specifies whether or not to highlight overlapping report controls, indicating the possibility of the document layout being corrupted when exporting the report to table-based formats (such as XLS, XLSX, HTML or RTF).

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraReports.UI

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraReports.v21.2.dll


public bool ShowExportWarnings { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description


true, to display export warnings; otherwise, false.

Property Paths

You can access this nested property as listed below:

Library Object Type Path to ShowExportWarnings
WinForms Controls XtraSchedulerReport
Reporting XtraReport


Enabling the ShowExportWarnings property paints overlapping report controls in red. To learn which controls overlap and what export formats are compromised, hover the mouse pointer over the highlighted controls.


To learn more, refer to Validate the Report Layout.

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