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DockManager.Form Property

Gets or sets the container control (form or user control) which displays the dock panels owned by the current dock manager.

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

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: ContainerControl
A System.Windows.Forms.ContainerControl object that is the container which displays the dock panels created by the current dock manager.
The default is null.

Expanded Remarks

When creating a dock manager in code the Form property has to be initialized manually to specify the container control which will display the dock panels created by the dock manager. When adding a DockManager component onto a form at design time, the Form property is initialized automatically.

If the Form property is not set, an exception will occur when dock panels are added to the dock manager.

Setting the Form property to null or a another valid container will destroy all panels owned by the DockManager.

Expanded Example

The following code shows how to add a dock manager to a form and create a panel.

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