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Master-Detail Mode Limitations

The Master-Detail mode does not support the following features:

Expanded Unsupported Features

  • Stacked details
    If you need to display multiple details at the same level, you can only use a tabbed container - TabViewDetailDescriptor.

    You can display any UserControl (for example, a UserControl that contains multiple grids) within a ContentDetailDescriptor container to display stack details.

  • Fixed total summary row
    Total summary rows are only visible when you scroll to the bottom of the detail grid. You cannot make them visible regardless of the vertical scrolling position.
  • Selector Column
    The Selector Column is not supported.
  • Keeping viewport on data updates
    The TableView.KeepViewportOnDataUpdate property is not in effect.
  • Exporting details defined in templates
    You cannot export details defined in templates (such as DetailDescriptorBase.ContentTemplate).

Expanded Design Limitations

The following features conflict with the control architecture or master-detail data representation in general.

  • ICollectionView
    Cannot be used in both master and detail grids.
  • Server Mode and Instant Feedback
    Cannot be used in both master and detail grids.
  • TreeList and CardView in a master-detail grid
    You can show them in Details as custom controls, but there is no native integration implemented.
  • Obtaining Hit-Test information by calling methods of a detail grid
    Call the master grid methods to get Hit-Test information.
  • Auto Filter Row in detail grids
    Auto Filter Row can only be displayed within the root master grid.
  • Search panel for detail views
    The search panel is displayed within the root master grid and searches only that root dataset.

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