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DockControllerBase.CloseAllButThis Method

Closes all items except the specified one within this item's container.

Namespace:DevExpress.Xpf.Docking
Assembly:DevExpress.Xpf.Docking.v18.2.dll

Expanded Syntax

Parameters

item
Type: BaseLayoutItem
The only BaseLayoutItem element to remain opened within its parent container.

Return value

Type: Boolean
true, if all but the specified items were successfully closed; otherwise, false.

Expanded Remarks

The method closes all child items within the item's container except the specified item object. Depending on the BaseLayoutItem.ClosingBehavior of the items closed (and the DockLayoutManager.ClosingBehavior of the parent dock layout manager), they are either moved to the closed panel collection, or removed.

To close a specific item, use the Close method instead. Neither the CloseAllButThis or Close methods close the items whose BaseLayoutItem.AllowClose property is set to false.

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