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DocumentManager.ClientControl Property

Gets or sets a client control to the current DocumentManager, switching it to the Non-Document Mode.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraBars.Docking2010
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraBars.v17.1.dll

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: Control
A Control assigned to the current DocumentManager as a client control.
The default is null.

Expanded Remarks

A control assigned to the ClientControl property is the only DocumentManager control displayed. The DocumentManager has no other documents objects to display. This mode is called the Non-Document Mode and is generally designed to interact with the DockManager component. The figure below shows an example of such interplay: the central application area is occupied by the DocumentManager in the Non-Document Mode with the GridControl assigned to its ClientControl property.

To set a specific control as a DocumentManager's ClientControl at runtime, you must first add this control's instance to the form's Controls collection. See the Non-Document Mode topic to learn more.

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