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LayoutControlItem Class

An element of a Layout Group, capable of displaying a control with a label.

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

Expanded Syntax

Expanded Remarks

A LayoutControlItem object can display an external control, and a label next to the control. The item's control and label are specified by the Control and BaseLayoutItem.Caption properties, respectively. You can position the label at any edge of the control (via the BaseLayoutItem.CaptionLocation property) or hide the label (via the BaseLayoutItem.ShowCaption property).

LayoutControlItem objects are used to build layouts of controls within Layout Groups, and therefore Layout Panels. To build a layout, combine LayoutControlItems into LayoutGroups, according to your arrangement requirements.

Note

1. Do not combine dock and layout items within a single group.

2. Do not combine groups containing dock items with groups containing layout items. If you need to arrange layout items next to dock items, add the layout items into a dock panel (a LayoutPanel object).

3. Do not use dock items outside the DockLayoutManager control.

Note

LayoutControlItem objects are not designed to be used outside Layout Groups.

See Layout Control Items 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=E1848.

This example shows how to arrange controls within LayoutPanels forming a custom layout.

The following image shows the result of the XAML execution:

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
                            ContentItem
                               LayoutControlItem

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