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How To: Populate the Widget View in Code

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A complete sample project is available in the DevExpress Code Examples database at http://www.devexpress.com/example=E5003.

This example demonstrates how to create and customize the WidgetView at runtime. In this example, the WidgetView contains two StackGroups, which host three Documents. Each Document displays different content in its normal and maximized states. StackGroups have relative lengths (their Length.UnitType properties are set to Star), which allows them to dynamically resize whenever the parent form resizes.


1. When creating the Widget View-based application at runtime, do not specify the DocumentManager.MdiParent property manually. Otherwise, widgets will not be displayed.

2. Be sure to set the DocumentManager.ContainerControl property after the View is created and assigned to the DocumentManager.View property.

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