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DockControllerBase.CreateCommand<T> Method

Creates the specified dock command for the specified item/pane.

Namespace:DevExpress.Xpf.Docking
Assembly:DevExpress.Xpf.Docking.v17.1.dll

Expanded Syntax

Parameters

item
Type: BaseLayoutItem
A BaseLayoutItem descendant with which the created command is associated.

Return value

Type: T
The created command.

Expanded Remarks

There exist several dock commands provided by the DXDocking library supporting the dock functionality. You can bind commands to buttons. As a result, clicking the button will invoke the corresponding dock functionality. The following are the available dock commands, declared in the DevExpress.Xpf.Docking namespace:

  • ActivateCommand - Activates a panel. The method equivalent to this command is Activate.
  • CloseCommand - Closes (hides) a panel. The method equivalent to this command is Close.
  • DockCommand - Docks a panel to the root panel. The method equivalent to this command is Dock.
  • FloatCommand - Makes the panel floating. The method equivalent to this command is Float.
  • HideCommand - Enables the auto-hide feature for the panel. The method equivalent to this command is Hide.
  • RestoreCommand - Restores a panel from the closed (hidden) state, making it visible. The method equivalent to this command is Restore.
For more information on commands, see the Commanding Overview topic in MSDN.

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