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BarManager.OptionsLayout Property

Contains options that control how the bars' layout is stored to/restored from a stream, xml file or system registry.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraBars
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraBars.v17.2.dll

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: BarManagerOptionsLayout
An object that provides options that control how the bars' layout is stored and restored.

Expanded Remarks

Use the SaveLayoutToStream, SaveLayoutToXml and SaveLayoutToRegistry methods to save the bar layout. To restore the saved layout, use the RestoreLayoutFromStream, RestoreLayoutFromXml and RestoreLayoutFromRegistry methods.

The OptionsLayout property provides access to settings that affect loading and saving layouts.

  • BarManagerOptionsLayout.AllowAddNewItems - This option affects how the bar layout is restored. If it's set to true (the default value), items that exist in the current layout, but not in the layout being loaded, are retained. If the option is disabled, these items are destroyed.
  • BarManagerOptionsLayout.AllowRemoveOldItems - This option affects how the bar layout is restored. If it's set to false (the default value), items that exist in the layout being loaded, but not in the current layout, are added to the current layout. If the option is enabled, these items are discarded.
  • DevExpress.Utils.OptionsLayoutBase.LayoutVersion - Specifies the version of the bar layout.

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