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This documentation page describes implementations made in our v17.2 release cycle. To learn about functionality shipping with v18.1, navigate to our updated help file experience at docs.devexpress.com. Learn More

WinApplication Class

Manages a WinForms XAF application.

Namespace:DevExpress.ExpressApp.Win
Assembly:DevExpress.ExpressApp.Win.v18.1.dll

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The WinApplication class is the platform-specific descendant of the XafApplication class. In the WinForms application project, this class is inherited (see WinApplication.cs or WinApplication.vb file). The descendant is instantiated in the Program.Main method (see Program.cs or Program.vb file). You can access the class' members to perform customizations before the XafApplication.Setup and Start methods are invoked.

Since the WinApplication object can be useful at many points in your code, it must be easily accessed. The following properties, cast to the WinApplication type, provide access to the current WinForms application: ActionBase.Application, Controller.Application, Frame.Application, CustomizePopupWindowParamsEventArgs.Application, CreateCustomTemplateEventArgs.Application, ModuleBase.Application, etc.

Expanded Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
    System.MarshalByRefObject
       System.ComponentModel.Component
          XafApplication
             WinApplication

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