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BaseView.AddFloatDocument Method

Creates a new floating document that will display the specified control/form.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraBars.Docking2010.Views
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraBars.v17.2.dll

Expanded Syntax

Parameters

control
Type: Control
A Control descendant to be displayed within the newly created document.

Return value

Type: BaseDocument
A newly created BaseDocument object.

Expanded Remarks

The control parameter specifies the contents for the newly created document. You can use any Control or Form descendant as the document's contents. To subsequently access a document's contents, use the BaseDocument.Control property.

When a document is added to a View, the DocumentAdded event fires.

If a TabbedView is currently used, call the AddDocument method to add a tabbed document instead of a floating document.

Floating documents within a TabbedView can be hosted either in individual containers, or in containers where other floating documents can be docked. See the FloatingDocumentContainer property to learn more.

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