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DataLayoutControl.AllowGeneratingCollectionProperties Property

Gets or sets whether layout items that correspond to IList properties will be added to the generated layout. By default, these layout items will contain embedded GridControls to display and edit IList object contents.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraDataLayout
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraLayout.v17.2.dll

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: DefaultBoolean
True to generate layout items for IList properties; Default or False to exclude these properties from the generated layout.
The default is DefaultBoolean.Default.

Expanded Remarks

When the AllowGeneratingCollectionProperties property is set to DefaultBoolean.Default or DefaultBoolean.False, the generation of layout items that correspond to IList properties is disabled. When this property is set to DefaultBoolean.True, IList properties will be presented in the layout by items with embedded GridControls (by default).

Note

For a bound object's properties of the Array and IEnumerable types, layout items are added to the layout regardless of the AllowGeneratingCollectionProperties option. These layout items contain embedded GridControls by default.

See Displaying Collection Properties to learn more.

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