Posted 14 years ago by Rick - Developer, Visual Software Systems LLC
Version: 2.0.0078
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I'm trying to replicate as close as possible a view that mimics the VS.Net controls toolbox. I thought of using the NavBarPanel with the SubHeadings style inside a ToolWindow, but I don't see a way to shrink the panel to just the SubHeading with appropriate controls for the user to toggle the expansion and contraction of the panel (like the expand/collapse button on the toolbox groups in VS .Net). Any suggestions? Thanks.

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Posted 14 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
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Hi Rick,

You can implement your own renderer and override the various draw/measure methods to draw the NavigationBarPanel however you want. Just assign your custom renderer to its Renderer property. Also you could create a class that inherits NavigationBarPanel and adds the button functionality if you'd like.

Then if you place a standard .NET toolbar control inside the panel, it probably would look like a toolbox control as long as your renderer draws the header like one.


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The latest build of this product (v2020.1 build 0402) was released 28 days ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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