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DockManager.Controller Property

Gets or sets the BarAndDockingController that will provide the default appearance options for the dock panels belonging to the current dock manager.

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

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: BarAndDockingController
A BarAndDockingController object providing appearance options.
The default is null.

Expanded Remarks

Use the Controller property to explicitly assign a BarAndDocking controller to a dock manager. The BarAndDocking controller provides various appearance and look and feel settings for the dock panels owned by the dock manager.

If this property is set to a null value, the Bar Manager uses the default BarAndDocking controller's settings. Otherwise, the appearance settings are obtained from the assigned BarAndDocking controller. The default BarAndDocking controller can be obtained via the static BarAndDockingController.Default property or via the DefaultBarAndDockingController component.

See the Bar and Docking Controllers document for more information.

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