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How to customize the MainMenu ToolBar in the WinForms MainFrameBarManager?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: MainFrameBarManager |
Published Date: March 3, 2015 |
Last Revised Date: January 5, 2020

Customize the MainFrameBarManager

In the MainFrameBarManager, the background of the MainManu ToolBar can be customized by handling the DrawBackground event. The following code example demonstrates the same.

C#

//Draws the background of the MainMenu ToolBar.
this.mainFrameBarManager1.MainMenuBar.DrawBackground += new PaintEventHandler(MainMenuBar_DrawBackground);
void MainMenuBar_DrawBackground(object sender, PaintEventArgs e)
{
    //Gets the MainframeBarManager items bound.
    Rectangle rect = e.ClipRectangle;
    //Fills the rectangle.
    e.Graphics.FillRectangle(Brushes.Pink, rect); 
}

VB

'Draws the background of the MainMenu ToolBar.
AddHandler mainFrameBarManager1.MainMenuBar.DrawBackground, AddressOf MainMenuBar_DrawBackground
Private Sub MainMenuBar_DrawBackground(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As PaintEventArgs)
 'Gets the MainframeBarManager items bound.
 Dim rect As Rectangle = e.ClipRectangle
 'Fills the rectangle.
 e.Graphics.FillRectangle(Brushes.Pink, rect)
End Sub

 

Note:

The above solution is not applicable for Default, OfficeXP and Metro visual style in the MainFrameBarManager.

 

The following screenshot displays the Customized MainFrameBar Manager.

Customize the MainFrameBar manager

Figure 1: Customized MainFrameBar Manager

Sample: http://www.syncfusion.com/downloads/support/directtrac/general/MainFrameManager_VB1582033944.zip

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