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How to customize the controls on the Configuration Editor dialog in WinForms SyntaxEditor (EditControl)?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: EditControl

Show or hide tab pages and rename buttons

You could selectively show or hide the TabPages and rename the Buttons on the Configuration Editor dialog as shown in the method below.


private frmConfigDialog CustomizeConfigDialog (frmConfigDialog form)
    foreach (Control ctrl in form.Controls)
       if (ctrl is Button)
           Button btn = (Button) ctrl;
           if (btn.Text == "&OK")
               btn.Text = "&Apply";
       // Get the TabControl in the ConfigDialog form
       else if (ctrl is TabControl)
           TabControl tabControl = (TabControl) ctrl;
           TabPage formatsPage = null;
           // Get the Formats TabPage
           foreach (TabPage page in tabControl.TabPages)
                if (page.Text == "Formats")
                   formatsPage = page;
           // Clear all TabPages in the TabControl
           // Add only the Formats TabPage
    return (frmConfigDialog) form;



Private Function CustomizeConfigDialog(form As frmConfigDialog) As frmConfigDialog
    Dim ctrl As Control
    For Each ctrl In form.Controls
        If TypeOf ctrl Is Button Then
           Dim btn As Button = CType(ctrl, Button)
           If btn.Text = "&OK" Then
              btn.Text = "&Apply"
           End If
           ' Get the TabControl in the ConfigDialog form
           ElseIf TypeOf ctrl Is TabControl Then
              Dim tabControl As TabControl = CType(ctrl, TabControl)
              Dim formatsPage As TabPage = Nothing
               ' Get the Formats TabPage
              Dim page As TabPage
              For Each page In tabControl.TabPages
                 If page.Text = "Formats" Then
                    formatsPage = page
                 End If
              Next page ' Clear all TabPages in the TabControl
              ' Add only the Formats TabPage
           End If
    Next ctrl
    Return CType(form, frmConfigDialog)
End Function 'CustomizeConfigDialog



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