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.NET Framework 4.5.2+

DetailViewExtensions.CustomizeViewItemControl(DetailView, Controller, Action<ViewItem>, String[]) Method

Allows you to access and customize controls of specified View Items.

Namespace: DevExpress.ExpressApp

Assembly: DevExpress.ExpressApp.v23.1.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.ExpressApp


public static void CustomizeViewItemControl(
    this DetailView view,
    Controller controller,
    Action<ViewItem> customizeAction,
    params string[] viewItemsId


Name Type Description
view DetailView

A DetailView that contains the specified View Items.

controller Controller

A Controller to customize controls of the specified View Items.

customizeAction Action<ViewItem>

A method to customize controls of the specified View Items.

viewItemsId String[]

Identifiers of View Items.


The following code shows how to use this method to customize controls of the ActualWorkHours and EstimatedWorkHours View Items.

using DevExpress.ExpressApp;
using DevExpress.ExpressApp.Editors;
using DevExpress.XtraEditors;
// ...
public class SetMinValueController : ObjectViewController<DetailView, DemoTask> {
    protected override void OnActivated() {
        View.CustomizeViewItemControl(this, SetMinValue, nameof(DemoTask.ActualWorkHours), nameof(DemoTask.EstimatedWorkHours));
    private void SetMinValue(ViewItem viewItem) {
        SpinEdit spinEdit = (SpinEdit)viewItem.Control;
        spinEdit.Properties.MinValue = 0;

You can find the View Item’s identifier in the Model Editor.

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