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What is the difference between the DockingManager's SetEnableDocking method and the DockControl method?

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

 

Both SetEnableDocking and DockControl methods have the same basic function, i.e., to associate a particular control with the DockingManager by adding it to the DockingManager's Controls list.

The SetEnableDocking method simply docks the control to the left edge of the parent control with a predefined docking window width.

But the DockControl method allows us to do advanced level customization of the docking windows like specifying the form/control edge to which the control has to be docked, the width of the docking window, the docking style, etc.

So either of the above methods, but not both of them, can be used based on the requirements of the application.

C#

// Enable Docking with the Default size,location

this.dockingManager1.SetEnableDockingl(this.panel2,true);

//Enable docking with our custom width,parent control, docking style

this.dockingManager1.DockControl(this.panel1,this,Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DockingStyle.Right,200);

VB

'Enable docking with our custom width,parent control, docking style

Me.dockingManager1.DockControl(Me.panel1,Me,Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DockingStyle.Right,200)

' Enable Docking with the Default size,location

Me.dockingManager1.SetEnableDocking(Me.panel2,True)

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