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LayoutGroup.Parent Property

Gets or sets the group that owns the current group.

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

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: LayoutGroup
A LayoutGroup or its descendant that owns the current group.

Expanded Remarks

Layout groups (except for the root group) can be displayed within other groups. The Parent property returns the parent group. For the root group the null value is returned.

If the current group is displayed as a tab within a tabbed group, the Parent method will return this parent tabbed group. The parent tabbed group can also be returned via the ParentTabbedGroup property.

If a new value is assigned to the Parent property the layout group will be removed from its current group and added to the new group. If null is assigned to the Parent property the group is removed from its parent by calling the Remove method. See this topic for more information.

To get the LayoutControl that owns the layout item or group use the BaseLayoutItem.Owner property.

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