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Collection Properties

In XAF, collection properties are displayed in nested List Views. Depending on the collection property type and the attributes applied, different Action sets are available in the UI.

Windows Forms



To see Collection Property Editors in action, refer to the Property Editors | Collection Properties section in the Feature Center demo installed with XAF. By default, the Feature Center demo is installed in %PUBLIC%\Documents\DevExpress Demos 17.1\Components\eXpressApp Framework\FeatureCenter. The ASP.NET version of this demo is available online at http://demos.devexpress.com/XAF/FeatureCenter/.

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Expanded Property Editors for Collection Properties

Property Editor Type and Description Windows Forms Control ASP.NET Control


Used for collection properties by default.
The UI-independent ListPropertyEditor creates a Template that represents a Frame. The Frame contains a List View. This List View uses a PropertyCollectionSource type ListView.CollectionSource. For details on Templates, Frames and Views, refer to the UI Element Overview topic. To use a custom List View instead of the default one, change the IModelMemberViewItem.View property value in the Model Editor.
NestedFrameTemplate NestedFrameControl

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