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BarManager.RestoreLayoutFromXml Method

Restores the bars' layout from the specified XML file.

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

Expanded Syntax

Parameters

xmlFile
Type: String
A string value which specifies the path to the XML file from which bars' settings are read. If the specified file doesn't exist, an exception is raised.

Expanded Remarks

Use the RestoreLayoutFromXml method to load the bars' layout which was written to a file in the XML format using the SaveLayoutToXml method.

Note

When restoring a layout during a form load (for instance, in your Form.Load event handler), you may need to call the ForceInitialize method prior to the layout restoration. See this method to learn more.

For more information, see Saving and Restoring a Bars Layout Manually.

Expanded Example

The following code can be used to read and write a BarManager's state from/to an XML file.

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