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LayoutItem Class

Represents a control that consists of a label and content regions. The LayoutItem cannot be used outside a LayoutControl.

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

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Visually a LayoutItem consists of a label and content regions. The following image shows a LayoutItem with a label set to "Home phone:" and content set to a TextBox:

You can provide a label via the Label property. Typically, you assign a text string to this property. However, you can assign any object to the Label property, and then specify a data template (via the LabelTemplate property) that will define how the label is rendered on-screen. A label's style can be customized via the LabelStyle property. To change the label's position, use the LabelPosition property.

A layout item's content can be specified via the Content property. When declaring a LayoutItem object in XAML, any object defined between the LayoutItem start and end tags is used to initialize the Content property.

Typically, LayoutItem objects are used as elements of a LayoutControl. When they are used within a LayoutControl, the content regions of the LayoutItems are automatically aligned:

See Aligning contents of LayoutItems to learn more.

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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.Core.ControlBase
                         LayoutItem
                            DataLayoutItem

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