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WinControlImageType Enum

Specifies how the Windows Forms control that is embedded using a WinControlContainer should be internally rendered in a report.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraReports.UI

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraReports.v18.2.dll


public enum WinControlImageType
Public Enum WinControlImageType


Name Description

The control is rendered as a metafile. In this case the quality of the rendered image is always good, but in some cases some details of the control may be lost.


The control is rendered as a bitmap. In this case the quality of the rendered image is sometimes poor, but it allows a control to be drawn more precisely.

Related API Members

The following properties accept/return WinControlImageType values:


Use this enumeration's members to determine whether the specified Windows Forms control should be rendered as an image or as a metafile in a report. This enumeration is used by the WinControlContainer.ImageType property.

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