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FloatGroup Class

A container for floating panels.

Namespace:DevExpress.Xpf.Docking
Assembly:DevExpress.Xpf.Docking.v17.2.dll

Expanded Syntax

Expanded Remarks

A FloatGroup object represents a kind of floating window displaying a dock panel, group of dock panels or DocumentPanel in the floating state. The following image shows a FloatGroup object containing two LayoutPanel objects:

Float Groups can be moved within the boundaries of a window or a desktop. This feature is controlled by the DockLayoutManager.FloatingMode option.

To access all Float Groups, use the DockLayoutManager.FloatGroups collection.

See Float Groups to learn more.

Expanded Example

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A complete sample project is available in the DevExpress Code Examples database at http://www.devexpress.com/example=E1635.

The following example shows how to create floating panels.


To create a floating panel:
1) A FloatGroup is added to the DockManager.FloatGroups collection
2) A LayoutPanel(s) is added to the created FloatGroup.

Expanded Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
    System.Windows.Threading.DispatcherObject
       System.Windows.DependencyObject
          System.Windows.Media.Visual
             System.Windows.UIElement
                System.Windows.FrameworkElement
                   System.Windows.Controls.Control
                      DevExpress.Xpf.Docking.psvFrameworkElement
                         BaseLayoutItem
                            LayoutGroup
                               FloatGroup

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