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DockPanel.DockTo(DockPanel) Method

Docks the current panel to the specified panel.

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

Expanded Syntax

Parameters

panel
Type: DockPanel
A DockPanel object representing the target dock panel.

Expanded Remarks

If the target panel represents a split container or tab container, the current panel is added as a new child to this container.

If the target panel does not contain children, a split container will be created in place of the target panel and this will contain the target and current panels.

This DockTo overload appends the current panel to the target container, i.e. the current panel is added at the last position among the container's children. To add a panel to a specific position, use the DockTo overload which takes an index parameter.

Expanded Example

The following code creates two panels. One panel is docked to the left edge of the form, the second one is floating. The floating panel is then docked to the first panel and this creates a split container.

Then a new floating panel is created. It's then added as a new item to the created split container at the first position. In this example panels are docked to other panels via the DockTo method. However it's also possible to create and dock a panel to another panel via the AddPanel method.

The result is shown below:

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