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.NET Framework 4.5.2+

ActionBase.Caption Property

Specifies an Action‘s caption.

Namespace: DevExpress.ExpressApp.Actions

Assembly: DevExpress.ExpressApp.v23.1.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.ExpressApp


public string Caption { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
String String.Empty

A string property that represents the current Action’s caption.


By default, this property is set to the ActionBase.Id property value. You can set another value in the Controller’s constructor or Designer. This value will be saved to the Application Model‘s ActionDesign | Actions | <Action> node. You can change this value via the Model Editor. In a UI, the value which is specified in the Application Model’s .xafml file, loaded last, will be displayed. For information on the order of Application Model differences loading, refer to the Application Model Basics topic.

When setting a value to this property, the View.CaptionChanged event is raised.

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