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TabFormControlBase.OuterFormCreating Event

Fires before displaying a created outer form (as a result of dragging a tab outside the main form).

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

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The event handler receives an argument of type DevExpress.XtraBars.OuterFormCreatingEventArgs containing data related to this event.

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If the AllowMoveTabsToOuterForm property is set to true, end-users are allowed to drag a tab out of the current TabForm to display it in a separate TabForm.

The OuterFormCreating event fires when a new separate TabForm containing the dragged tab is about to be created. The OuterFormCreatingEventArgs.Form property allows you to provide a custom TabForm. The code snippet below shows how to create a TabForm with the same settings as the parent TabForm using the OuterFormCreating event. If a custom TabForm is not assigned to the Form property in the event handler, the default TabForm is automatically created.

The OuterFormCreated event fires when the new separate TabForm has been created and is about to be shown.

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