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How to restrict the specific dockability of child window to client area in DockingManager?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: DockingManager |
Published Date: April 30, 2018 |
Last Revised Date: May 23, 2019 |
.NET Framework: 4

User can restrict the specific DockAbility of child window when it moved to the client area in DockingManager. It can be achieved by SetOuterDockAbility method. Here we have restricted the tabbed/fill dockability.

 

The following code demonstrates the same.

 

C#

//Restrict Tabbed/Fill DockAbility
foreach(var child in dockingManager1.ControlsArray)
{
dockingManager1.SetOuterDockAbility(child, Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DockAbility.Top| Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DockAbility.Bottom| Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DockAbility.Left| Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DockAbility.Right);
}

 

VB

'Restrict Tabbed/Fill DockAbility
For Each child In dockingManager1.ControlsArray
dockingManager1.SetOuterDockAbility(child, Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DockAbility.Top Or Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DockAbility.Bottom Or Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DockAbility.Left Or Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DockAbility.Right)
Next child

 

Screenshot

 

Showing restriction of tabbed/fill dockability

Figure 1: Restriction of Tabbed/Fill DockAbility.

 

Samples:

 

C#: DockingManagerSample

 

VB: DockingManagerSample

 

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