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Managing Collection Properties

The Property Grid allows you to add, browse and edit collection properties.

Note

The code sample below illustrates how to add a new objects to collections using CollectionDefinition.NewItemInitializer property. To use this code sample in your project, reference the DevExpresss.Xpf.Grid and DevExpress.Xpf.Grid.Core assembly.

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A complete sample project is available in the DevExpress Code Examples database at http://www.devexpress.com/example=E4855.

The DXPropertyGrid supports adding new objects to collections using the collection editor. To pre-set certain properties for a new object or create an object without the default constructor, use the CollectionDefinition.NewItemInitializer property. Like PropertyDefinitionBase.InstanceInitializer, it should be set to an object that implements the DevExpress.Mvvm.Native.IInstanceInitializer interface.

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