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DockControllerBase.Dock(BaseLayoutItem, BaseLayoutItem, DockType) Method

Docks the first item to the second item using the specified dock type.

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

Expanded Syntax

Parameters

item
Type: BaseLayoutItem
The item to be docked.
target
Type: BaseLayoutItem
The item to which the first item is docked.
type
Type: DockType
A DockType value that specifies how the first item is docked.

Return value

Type: Boolean
true , if the item has been successfully docked; otherwise, false.

Expanded Remarks

The type parameter specifies how the first item is docked to the target item. Set the type parameter to DockType.Top, DockType.Left, DockType.Bottom or DockType.Right to dock the item to the corresponding edge of the target item. If this parameter is set to DockType.None, the item is not docked and the Dock method returns false. To combine items into a tab group:

  1. set the type parameter to DockType.Fill.
  2. set the target parameter to a LayoutPanel or TabbedGroup.

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