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LayoutController.Move(BaseLayoutItem, BaseLayoutItem, MoveType, Int32) Method

Moves the BaseLayoutItem next to another item or into another group at the precise position, specified by an insertIndex parameter.

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

Expanded Syntax

Parameters

item
Type: BaseLayoutItem
A BaseLayoutItem to move.
target
Type: BaseLayoutItem
A BaseLayoutItem in relation to which the specified element is moved.
type
Type: MoveType
A DevExpress.Xpf.Layout.Core.MoveType enumeration value specifying how the item is moved.
insertIndex
Type: Int32
An integer value that specifies the zero-based index at which the BaseLayoutItem should be inserted. If it is negative or exceeds the number of items within the target container, an exception is thrown.

Return value

Type: Boolean
true if the item has been sucsessfully moved; otherwise, false.

Expanded Remarks

An item cannot be moved if the BaseLayoutItem.AllowMove option is disabled. After an item has been moved, the DockLayoutManager.LayoutItemMoved event fires.

The insertIndex parameter only makes sense if the type parameter is set to the MoveType.InsideGroup.

Below is an example of re-arranging LayoutControlItems via the Move method. The item 'Control item 3' is being moved from 'myGroup2' to 'myGroup1' and placed between two existing 'myGroup1' items:

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