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LayoutControlBase.ReadFromXML Method

Restores the layout of child items that have been previously saved via the WriteToXML method.

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

Expanded Syntax

Parameters

xml
Type: XmlReader
A System.Xml.XmlReader object from which data is read.

Expanded Remarks

You can save the layout of child items via the WriteToXML method. The ReadFromXML method allows you to load the previously saved layout.

Note

To correctly save and then restore the layout of items, you need to assign names to the items. If names are not specified, the layout will be correctly restored, provided that the LayoutControl's/LayoutGroup's item collection (the order and number of items) wasn't modified after the layout was saved.

To load a layout, we recommend using the Loaded event of a UserControl or a window.

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