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Is there a way to find out if a control is in a tabbed dock group and what its siblings are?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: DockingManager |
Published Date: April 30, 2011 |
Last Revised Date: July 10, 2014

 

There is no direct API to determine the tabbed state, but this can be easily accomplished by accessing some of the internal docking windows classes. The following code tests whether the dockable control ’listBox1’ is in a tabbed dock group, and if so, lists out all controls in that group.

C#

Trace.Assert(this.dockingManager1.GetEnableDocking(this.listBox1));

Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DockHost dhost = this.listBox1.Parent as Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DockHost;

Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DockHostController dhc = dhost.InternalController as

Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DockHostController;

if(dhc.ParentController is Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DockTabController)

{

Trace.WriteLine("Control is docked as a tab");

Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DockTabControl docktab = (dhc.ParentController as

Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DockTabController).TabControl;

foreach(DockTabPage tabpage in docktab.TabPages)

{

Control siblingcontrol = tabpage.dhcClient.HostControl.Controls[0];

Trace.WriteLine(siblingcontrol.Name);

}

}

VB

Trace.Assert(Me.dockingManager1.GetEnableDocking(Me.listBox1))

Dim dhost As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DockHost = Me.listBox1.Parent as

Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DockHost

Dim dhc As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DockHostController = dhost.InternalController as

Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DockHostController

If TypeOf dhc.ParentController Is Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DockTabController Then

Trace.WriteLine("Control is docked as a tab")

Dim docktab As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DockTabControl = (dhc.ParentController as

Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DockTabController).TabControl

Dim tabpage As DockTabPage

For Each tabpage In docktab.TabPages

Dim siblingcontrol As Control = tabpage.dhcClient.HostControl.Controls(0)

Trace.WriteLine(siblingcontrol.Name)

Next

End If

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