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BaseView.SaveLayoutToXml(Stream) Method

Saves the current View layout as XML data to a specific stream.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraBars.Docking2010.Views
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraBars.v18.2.dll

Expanded Syntax

Parameters

stream
Type: Stream
A Stream where the current View layout is to be saved.

Expanded Remarks

Use the SaveLayoutToXml method when you need to save your current layout in a stream as XML data. In other cases, use the BaseView.SaveLayoutToXml method, which saves XML data to an XML file or the BaseView.SaveLayoutToStream method that saves the layout to a stream.

Important

The Document Manager identifies its child documents by names of controls hosted within these documents. Thus, its is recommended that you set unique names for these controls. Failure to comply with this recommendation will result in an exception for certain scenarios (e.g., saving and restoring a View layout by using the SaveLayoutToXml method).

Tip

You can utilize the Workspace Manager to save and restore layouts for all supported DevExpress controls at once.

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