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How to load custom controls in XPTaskBar?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: XPTaskbar |
Published Date: April 30, 2011 |
Last Revised Date: August 19, 2015

You can host multiple controls of the XP TaskBar box, by placing the panel in the XPTaskBarBox. The PreferredChildPanelHeight property controls the panels height. The panel fills the entire XPTaskBarBox, width-wise.

The following code example demonstrates the same.





Note: The PreferredChildPanelHeight property helps to set the height of the panel hosted in the XPTaskBar boxes.


Figure 1: PreferredChildPanelHeight specified for XP TaskBarBox is 30

Figure 2: PreferredChildPanelHeight specified for XP TaskBarBox is 100

Sample Links:

C#: XPTaskBar_PanelHeight_C#

VB: XPTaskBar_PanelHeight_VB

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