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How to draw a border around the Items area in a XPTaskBarBox

Platform: WinForms |
Control: XPTaskbar |
Published Date: April 30, 2011 |
Last Revised Date: July 10, 2014


You can listen to the Paint event and do the following: (Please try this techinique only in version or later)


private void taskMenuBox1_Paint(object sender, System.Windows.Forms.PaintEventArgs e)


Rectangle itemsRect = this.taskMenuBox1.GetItemsRect();

itemsRect.Width -= 1; itemsRect.Height -= 1;

e.Graphics.DrawRectangle(new Pen(this.taskMenuBox1.HeaderBackColor), itemsRect);



Private Sub taskMenuBox1_Paint(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.Windows.Forms.PaintEventArgs)

Dim itemsRect As Rectangle = Me.taskMenuBox1.GetItemsRect()

itemsRect.Width -= 1

itemsRect.Height -= 1

e.Graphics.DrawRectangle(New Pen(Me.taskMenuBox1.HeaderBackColor), itemsRect)

End Sub

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