Header Customization Settings in Windows Forms Navigation Pane (GroupBar)

Header height and font settings

The GroupBarItemHeight and Font properties can be used to change the height and font of the header of the GroupBar Items.

this.groupBar1.GroupBarItemHeight = 30;

this.groupBar1.Font = new System.Drawing.Font("Verdana", 9F, System.Drawing.FontStyle.Regular, System.Drawing.GraphicsUnit.Point, ((byte)(0)));
Me.groupBar1.GroupBarItemHeight = 30 

Me.groupBar1.Font = New System.Drawing.Font("Verdana", 9F, System.Drawing.FontStyle.Regular, System.Drawing.GraphicsUnit.Point, CByte((0)))

GroupBar font customizaion

GroupBar header height customization

Header BackColor and ForeColor settings

You can customize the group bar items header backcolor and fore color by using HeaderBackColor and HeaderForeColor properties.

this.groupBar1.HeaderBackColor = System.Drawing.Color.LavenderBlush;

this.groupBar1.HeaderForeColor = System.Drawing.Color.Silver;
Me.groupBar1.HeaderBackColor = System.Drawing.Color.Red

Me.groupBar1.HeaderForeColor = System.Drawing.Color.Maroon

GroupBar header back color

GroupBar Items with Background Color = “LavenderBlush” and Foreground Color = “Silver”

The methods given below are used to reset the above properties.