The AppearanceEditorPart control enables end users to edit several UI properties of a WebPart control. The type of control that appears in the page to edit each property value is listed in the following table.
AppearanceEditorPart editable properties
Control used to edit property
A TextBox control is used to set the text for the title.
A DropDownList control is used to select what type of title-and-border option is used.
A DropDownList control is used to select the direction that content flows on the page.
A TextBox control is used to set a number for the height, and a DropDownList control is used to select the units.
A TextBox control is used to set a number for the width, and a DropDownList control is used to select the units.
A CheckBox control is used to indicate whether the control is hidden.
The AppearanceEditorPart control becomes visible only when a Web Parts page is in edit mode, and when a specific Web Parts control has been selected for editing. The AppearanceEditorPart control, like all other EditorPart controls, resides in an EditorZone zone.
Drag the AppearanceEditorPart control from the Toolbox panel to an EditorZone control on the page.
For a full description of all AppearanceEditorPart control properties, see AppearanceEditorPart in the MSDN library.
For an overview of and programming examples for the AppearanceEditorPart control, see AppearanceEditorPart in the MSDN library.