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FileManagerSettingsEditing.AllowDownload Property

Gets or sets a value specifying whether files can be downloaded.

Namespace: DevExpress.Web

Assembly: DevExpress.Web.v23.1.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Web


public virtual bool AllowDownload { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
Boolean false

true, if file downloading is allowed; otherwise, false.

Property Paths

You can access this nested property as listed below:

Library Object Type Path to AllowDownload
ASP.NET Web Forms Controls ASPxFileManager
.SettingsEditing .AllowDownload
ASP.NET MVC Extensions FileManagerSettings
.SettingsEditing .AllowDownload


Use the AllowDownload property to control whether files can be downloaded.

An end-user can download a file manager file using the toolbar download button or context menu Download item, whose availability depends on the AllowDownload property value.

Toolbar Download Button

The download button is displayed in the toolbox if the FileManagerSettingsToolbar.Items collection contains an object of the FileManagerToolbarDownloadButton type. In this case, the AllowDownload property specifies the button’s availability.

When the FileManagerSettingsToolbar.Items collection is empty, the AllowDownload property specifies the download button visibility.

Context Menu Download Item

The download item is displayed in the context menu if the FileManagerSettingsContextMenu.Items collection contains an object of the FileManagerToolbarDownloadButton type, or if the FileManagerSettingsContextMenu.Items collection is empty. The AllowDownload property specifies the item availability.


Web Forms (in markup):

<dx:ASPxFileManager ID="fileManager" runat="server" >
    <SettingsEditing AllowCreate="true" AllowDelete="true" AllowMove="true" AllowRename="true" 
    AllowCopy="true" AllowDownload="true" />    

Web Forms (in code):

ASPxFileManager fm = new ASPxFileManager();
fm.SettingsEditing.AllowCreate = true;
fm.SettingsEditing.AllowDelete = true;
fm.SettingsEditing.AllowMove = true;
fm.SettingsEditing.AllowRename = true;
fm.SettingsEditing.AllowCopy = true;
fm.SettingsEditing.AllowDownload = true;


@Html.DevExpress().FileManager( settings => {
    settings.Name = "fileManager";
    settings.SettingsEditing.AllowCreate = true;
    settings.SettingsEditing.AllowDelete = true;
    settings.SettingsEditing.AllowMove = true;
    settings.SettingsEditing.AllowRename = true;
    settings.SettingsEditing.AllowCopy = true;
    settings.SettingsEditing.AllowDownload = true;

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