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LayoutView Class

Presents records as cards, which can be displayed in one or multiple columns, one or multiple rows, in an ellipse (carousel mode) or a single card at a time. Supports complex card field layouts, built-in groups, tabbed groups and labels.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraGrid.Views.Layout
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraGrid.v17.2.dll

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The LayoutView View displays records as cards. Fields in cards can be arranged using multiple layouts:

  • Fields can be freely arranged into any number of rows and columns.
  • Fields can span over several adjacent fields.
  • Fields can be combined into groups and tabbed groups, as if they were added to a group box or tab control.
  • Empty regions, labels and separators can be added to cards, if required.

The LayoutView can display a single card centered within the view, as well as multiple cards arranged into columns and rows. The following image shows a sample LayoutView, in which records are arranged in rows:

To specify the layout of cards, use the LayoutViewOptionsView.ViewMode property.

A Layout View supports the runtime customization feature, allowing end-users to modify the layout of fields at runtime in any way they want. Runtime customization is available via the Customization Form. The Customization Form can be opened by clicking the Customize button in the Header Panel, or by calling the ShowCustomizationForm method in code. To disable runtime customization, set the LayoutViewOptionsBehavior.AllowRuntimeCustomization property to false.

See Layout View to learn more.

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The following example shows how to create and customize a Layout View in code. In the example, a template card is created, consisting of six fields arranged as in the image below:

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System.Object
    System.MarshalByRefObject
       System.ComponentModel.Component
          BaseView
             ColumnView
                LayoutView

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