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BarAndDockingController Class

Allows you to customize the form-scope display and behavior settings for controls and components included in the XtraBars library - bars, dock panels, Ribbon controls, App UI Manager (DocumentManager) and tabbed windows (XtraTabbedMdiManager).

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraBars
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraBars.v17.1.dll

Expanded Syntax

Expanded Remarks

The BarAndDockingController class is designed to store the LookAndFeel, appearance and customization settings for the controls and components included in the XtraBars library:

Expanded Application-Scope Settings

By default, all XtraBars controls/components within all forms get their default settings from a Default BarAndDockingController. You can use the Default BarAndDockingController to implement centralized control over these settings. This controller can be accessed at design time via the DefaultBarAndDockingController component, and in code via the Default static property (returns a static instance of the BarAndDockingController class).

Expanded Form-Scope Settings

If you need to provide different settings for the XtraBars controls/components within different forms, you can create and customize BarAndDockingController objects and assign them to the Controller properties of the corresponding XtraBars controls/components (For the DocumentManager, use the DocumentManager.BarAndDockingController property). The XtraBars controls/components will use the settings of the assigned BarAndDockingController objects.

Note: when you place a BarAndDockingController object onto a form for the first time, it is automatically assigned to the form's BarManager, DockManager, Ribbon Control, DocumentManager and XtraTabbedMDIManager, if any.

Expanded Member List

The following settings are provided by the BarAndDockingController class:

Expanded Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
    System.MarshalByRefObject
       System.ComponentModel.Component
          BarAndDockingController

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