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ASPxFileManager.ItemRenaming Event

Fires on the server side before an item is renamed and allows you to cancel the action.

Namespace: DevExpress.Web

Assembly: DevExpress.Web.v23.1.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Web


public event FileManagerItemRenameEventHandler ItemRenaming

Event Data

The ItemRenaming event's data class is FileManagerItemRenameEventArgs. The following properties provide information specific to this event:

Property Description
Cancel Gets or sets a value indicating whether the action that raised the event should be canceled. Inherited from FileManagerActionEventArgsBase.
ErrorText Gets or sets a text for the explanatory message. Inherited from FileManagerActionEventArgsBase.
Item Gets an item object related to the event.
NewName Gets a new name for the item currently being renamed.


Each time an item is going to be renamed on the server side, the ItemRenaming event occurs, allowing you to cancel the action. The event parameter’s FileManagerItemRenameEventArgs.Item property identifies the item that is being processed. The new name of the item can be obtained via the FileManagerItemRenameEventArgs.NewName property. To cancel the delete operation, set the FileManagerActionEventArgsBase.Cancel property to true. In order to show the message, explaining the reason for the delete cancellation, specify the FileManagerActionEventArgsBase.ErrorText property.

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