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OptionsFocus.AllowFocusGroups Property

Gets or sets whether the expand buttons of regular groups can be focused when the TAB key is pressed.

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

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: Boolean
true if the expand buttons of groups can receive focus; otherwise, false.
The default is true.

Expanded Remarks

If the AllowFocusGroups property is set to true and the expand buttons of groups are visible, an end-user can focus the buttons through the TAB key. When the expand button is focused, pressing the Add and Subtract keys expands and collapses the current group respectively.

If the AllowFocusGroups property is set to false, pressing the TAB key only iterates through the controls displayed within the LayoutControl, and doesn't move focus to the expand buttons.

By default a group's expand button is hidden. To make it visible set the LayoutGroup.ExpandButtonVisible property to true.

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