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How to attach docking windows into the TabbedMDI manager during application startup in WinForms Docking Manager?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: DockingManager |
Published Date: April 30, 2011 |
Last Revised Date: December 5, 2019

Docking window

The Tabbed MDI Package provides a new Tabbed MDI layout mode, popuplarized by VS.NET. It is poosible to attach the dockable window into the Tabbed MDI manager during application startup. Please refer the below code snippet which illustrates this.

C#

//Creates a new panel control
Panel p=new Panel();
p.Name="New Panel";
//Enables docking for panel
this.dockingManager1.SetEnableDocking(p,true);
//Sets dock lable
this.dockingManager1.SetDockLabel(p,"New Panel");
//Changes docking window to MDI child window
this.dockingManager1.SetAsMDIChild(p,true);
//Attach MDI container to TabbedMDI manager
this.tm=new TabbedMDIManager();
this.tm.TabControlAdded+=new TabbedMDITabControlEventHandler(tm_TabControlAdded);
//Assign the MDI form into the TabbedManager MDI container.
this.tm.AttachToMdiContainer(this);
//Enable the rendering for the Tabed mdi manager tabs
private void tm_TabControlAdded(object sender, TabbedMDITabControlEventArgs args)
{
   args.TabControl.TabStyle=typeof(Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.TabRendererDockingWhidbey);
}

 

VB

'Creates a new panel control
Dim p As Panel = New Panel()
p.Name="New Panel"
'Enables docking for panel
Me.dockingManager1.SetEnableDocking(p,True)
'Sets dock lable
Me.dockingManager1.SetDockLabel(p,"New Panel")
'Changes docking window to MDI child window
Me.dockingManager1.SetAsMDIChild(p,True)
'Attach MDI container to TabbedMDI manager
Me.tm = New TabbedMDIManager()
AddHandler tm.TabControlAdded, AddressOf tm_TabControlAdded
'Assign the MDI form into the TabbedManager MDI container.
Me.tm.AttachToMdiContainer(Me)
'Enable the rendering for the Tabed mdi manager tabs
Private Sub tm_TabControlAdded(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal args As TabbedMDITabControlEventArgs)
   args.TabControl.TabStyle=GetType(Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.TabRendererDockingWhidbey)
End Sub

 

Sample: http://help.syncfusion.com/support/samples/KB/Tools.Windows/TDTabbedMDI/TabbedMDI.zip

UG document link: https://help.syncfusion.com/windowsforms/dockingmanager/mdi-window

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