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Implement Master-Detail Relationships for Objects via Collection Properties

If a grid control is bound to a data source where each record object provides a property (or properties) of the IList type (e.g., ArrayList and List<T>), the elements of the collection properties are presented as detail Views.

Properties of the IList<T>, ICollection<T>, IEnumerable<T> and IEnumerable types are not recognized as collection properties by default. To treat them as collection properties, set the BaseView.DataController.AllowIEnumerableDetails option to true prior to binding a data source to the Grid Control.

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This example is from the Unbound Master View module of the GridTutorials project located at C:\Users\Public\Documents\DevExpress Demos 17.1\Components\WinForms\CS\GridTutorials. Please refer to this project for the complete code.

Consider a grid control that is bound to a data source, where each record is represented by the NestedRecord class.

The NestedRecord.ChildList property is of the ArrayList type. Thus, for each record in the bound data source, this property's contents will be presented as a detail View (unless the GridOptionsDetail.EnableMasterViewMode property is set to false)..

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