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LayoutControlItem.MinSize Property

Gets or sets the item's minimum size.

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

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: Size
A System.Drawing.Size structure that defines the item's minimum width and height.

Expanded Remarks

A layout item's size can vary between the sizes determined by the MinSize and MaxSize properties. If the Width or Height field of the MaxSize property is set to 0, the corresponding width/height is not limited.

By default, the SizeConstraintsType property is set to Default. In this mode, the MinSize and MaxSize properties are read-only and they specify predefined size constraints that are specific to the layout item's control (see Default Size Constraints to learn more). Changing these properties directly is prohibited.

Size constraints can be modified in custom size constraints mode. To enable this mode, set the SizeConstraintsType property to Custom.

Instead of specifying size constraints for the layout item, you can set size constraints for the item's client area via the ControlMinSize and ControlMaxSize properties. For information on how these properties are linked with the MinSize and MaxSize properties, see Layout Item's Size Constraints vs. Client Area's Size Constraints.

See the Size Constraints topic for more information.

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