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DockPanel.Show Method

Displays and activates the panel.

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

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This method displays and activates the current panel.

If the panel is hidden its Visibility property will be set to DockVisibility.Visible to make it visible. If the panel is auto-hidden it will be immediately displayed without disabling the panel's auto-hide functionality. The displayed panel is then activated. Use the ShowSliding method to display an auto-hidden panel with a sliding animation effect.

If the panel is a child of a split container it will be maximized. If it's a child of a tab container the Show method will be used to activate it.

To hide a panel, use the Hide method.

The currently active panel can be obtained via the DockManager.ActivePanel property.

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