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Save and Restore Layout

ASPxGridView allows you to save information on its layout to a database and then restore it. This information can include a column's visible position, column and control width, filter, sorting, grouping and paging information. To specify what information on the ASPxGridView layout is saved, use options provided by the ASPxGridView.SettingsCookies property.

Expanded Automatic Layout Saving/Restoring

The ASPxGridView ASPxGridBase.ClientLayout event enables you to save the grid's layout each time it is being changed and restore it on the first page load. This event provides the ASPxClientLayoutArgs.LayoutMode property that indicates whether the grid's layout should be saved or restored.

This example shows how to save or restore the ASPxGridView layout to or from a data store.

Expanded Manual Layout Saving/Restoring

ASPxGridView provides two methods that enable you to manually save and restore its layout. These are:

This example shows how to manually save and restore the previously saved layout. When the Save Layout or Load Layout button is clicked, the grid's ASPxClientGridView.PerformCallback client method is used to send a callback to the server. This generates the server-side ASPxGridView.CustomCallback event, which is handled to save or restore the grid's layout.

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