The requested page is not available for the requested platform. You are viewing the content for Default platform.

Color Properties

In XAF the Color and Nullable<Color> properties can be displayed using the ColorEdit control in WinForms applications and the ASPxComboBox control in ASP.NET applications.

Examples

WinForms Property Editors for System.Drawing.Color Properties

Each WinForms Property Editor has a control that displays a corresponding property in a Detail View, and a repository item that displays a property in a List Editor that supports in-place editing. Both the control and repository item are shown below.

ColorPropertyEditor

Control: ColorEdit.

Repository Item: RepositoryItemColorEdit.

Description:

Used for Color properties by default. Use Alt + Down Arrow to expand the editor's drop-down window.

ASP.NET Property Editors for System.Drawing.Color Properties

Each ASP.NET Property Editor has controls that display a property in a Detail View's View and Edit mode (see DetailView.ViewEditMode). These controls are listed below.

ASPxColorPickerPropertyEditor from the ASP.NET System Module

View mode control: The ColorEditDisplayPanel control which wraps ColorEditDisplayControl. It displays an image with the color sample and a label with the color name. Use the ColorEditDisplayControl.ShowDisplayText property to hide the label.

Edit mode control: ASPxColorEdit.

Description:

Allows users to select a color from a drop-down window with a color table or use the color picker to specify a custom color.

ASPxColorPropertyEditor from the ASP.NET System Module

View mode control: ASPxImageLabelControl from the ASP.NET System Module. It displays an image with the color sample and a label with the color name.

Edit mode control: ASPxComboBox.

Description:

Used for Color properties in legacy applications. You can switch to the ASPxColorPickerPropertyEditor using the IModelRegisteredPropertyEditor.EditorType property or the ViewItems | PropertyEditors | System.Drawing.Color node in the Model Editor.

Mobile Property Editors for System.Drawing.Color Properties

Each Mobile Property Editor has widgets that display a property in a Detail View's View and Edit mode (see DetailView.ViewEditMode). These widgets are listed below.

MobileColorPickerPropertyEditor

View mode control: ColorPicker that uses the dxColorBox widget with the readOnly property is set to true.

Edit mode control: ColorPicker that uses the dxColorBox widget.

Description:

Allows users to select a color from a drop-down window with a color table or use the color picker to specify a custom color. Supported only by tablet devices.