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How to perform menu merging operation between docking windows in MDI child form and the main form in WinForms Docking Manager?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: DockingManager |
Published Date: April 30, 2011 |
Last Revised Date: December 6, 2019

Merging operation between two docking windows

For doing this the XPMenu has to be hosted on a main form. The ChildFrameBarManager and other menu components in the docking window has to be merged with the main form's menus after a state transition into MDI child form. then they have to be registered with the main form's MainFrameBarManager to perform menu merging. Please refer the below code snippet which illustrates this:

C#

this.mainFrameBarManager1.RegisterMdiChildTypes(new Type[] { typeof(Form2) });

 

VB

Me.MainFrameBarManager1.RegisterMdiChildTypes(New Type() {GetType(Form2)})

 

Sample: http://help.syncfusion.com/support/samples/kb/Tools.Windows/TDmmerging/MenuMerging.zip

Reference links:

  1. https://help.syncfusion.com/windowsforms/dockingmanager/dock-window
  2. https://help.syncfusion.com/windowsforms/dockingmanager/mdi-window

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