XPTaskPanePage in Windows Forms xp task pane (XPTaskPane)

29 Apr 20212 minutes to read

XPTaskPane has a TaskPanePageContainer which hosts the Task pages. Any number of controls can added to the Task pages and can be customized. Properties which controls the appearance of the Task pages are discussed in this section.

Page title and layout name

The title text for an XPTaskPage can be edited using XPTaskPage.Title property.

Property table

Property Description
Title Sets the title text for Task page.
SelectedPage Specifies the selected Task page.
LayoutName The individual Task page is identified using its LayoutName in the SelectedPage property. By default the LayoutName is set as Card1, for the first page added, Card2 for the next page and so on.
this.xpTaskPage1.Title = "XPTaskPane Header";

this.xpTaskPage1.LayoutName = "Card1";
Me.xpTaskPage1.Title = "XPTaskPane Header"

Me.xpTaskPage1.LayoutName = "Card1"


TaskPage border

The below properties controls the border settings for a Task page.

Property table

XPTaskPage property Description
BorderStyle Specifies the border style for Task page. The available styles are Fixed3D and FixedSingle.
Border3DStyle Specifies the 3D border style for Task page. The available styles are,RaisedOuter,SunkenOuter,RaisedInner,Raised,Etched,SunkenInner,Bump,Sunken,Adjust andFlat.
BorderColor Sets the border color for the Task page.
BorderSides Specifies the sides of the control which should have border.
BorderSingle Specifies the 2D Border style for the Task page when BorderStyle property is set to FixedSingle. The available styles are,Dotted,Dashed,Solid,Inset and Outset.
this.xpTaskPage1.BorderColor = System.Drawing.Color.SteelBlue

this.xpTaskPage1.BorderStyle = System.Windows.Forms.BorderStyle.FixedSingle
Me.xpTaskPage1.BorderColor = System.Drawing.Color.SteelBlue

Me.xpTaskPage1.BorderStyle = System.Windows.Forms.BorderStyle.FixedSingle


XPTaskPage foreground

Font style and fore color of the Task pages can be set using XPTaskPage.Font and XPTaskPage.ForeColor properties.

this.xpTaskPage1.Font = new System.Drawing.Font("Arial", 8.25F);

this.xpTaskPage1.ForeColor = System.Drawing.Color.SteelBlue;
Me.xpTaskPage1.Font = New System.Drawing.Font("Arial", 8.25F)

Me.xpTaskPage1.ForeColor = System.Drawing.Color.SteelBlue