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TransitionManager.StartTransition Method

Starts an animated state transition for the specified control.

Namespace:DevExpress.Utils.Animation
Assembly:DevExpress.Utils.v17.1.dll

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Parameters

control
Type: Control
The control for which to start the animated state transition.

Expanded Remarks

The Transitions collection must contain a DevExpress.Utils.Animation.Transition object whose Transition.Control property matches the control parameter of the StartTransition method. This DevExpress.Utils.Animation.Transition object determines the animation effect to be initiated.

See TransitionManager to learn more.

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A complete sample project is available in the DevExpress Code Examples database at http://www.devexpress.com/example=T114295.

This example contains an XtraTabControl with two tabs. The TransitionManager component is used to animate switching between these tabs, using a certain animation effect (specified by the Transition Type combobox). Animated tab switching is initiated in the XtraTabControl.SelectedPageChanging event handler and is finished in the XtraTabControl.SelectedPageChanged event handler.

Before the transition starts, it is created in the SelectedIndexChanged event of the combobox control. 

By default, the entire area occupied by the control is animated by the TransitionManager. In the example, the CustomTransition event is handled to exclude the tab region from animation.

The following image shows the state transition in progress:

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