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BaseLayoutItem.Visibility Property

Gets or sets whether the layout item is visible within the LayoutControl in regular mode (when layout customization is not performed) and in customization mode.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraLayout
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraLayout.v17.1.dll

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: LayoutVisibility
A LayoutVisibility value.
The default is LayoutVisibility.Always.

Expanded Remarks

Layout items that are hidden from the LayoutControl using the Visibility property are not accessible via the LayoutControl's hidden item collection (LayoutControl.HiddenItems) and so they are not listed in the Customization Form.

To hide a layout item at design time and make it accessible via the Customization Form at runtime, drag the item to the Customization Form. To hide a layout item in code and make it accessible via the Customization Form, use the HideToCustomization method. The RestoreFromCustomization method allows you to restore the layout item.

A layout item retains its position within the LayoutControl when its hidden via the Visibility property. So, when a hidden item's visibility is restored, it's displayed at its previous position. Layout items hidden via the HideToCustomization method do not retain their positions in the layout.

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