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MVCxFormLayoutItemCollection.AddGroupItem(Action<MVCxFormLayoutGroup>) Method

Adds a layout group with the specified settings to the MVCxFormLayoutItemCollection collection.

Namespace: DevExpress.Web.Mvc

Assembly: DevExpress.Web.Mvc5.v18.2.dll


public MVCxFormLayoutGroup AddGroupItem(
    Action<MVCxFormLayoutGroup> method
Public Function AddGroupItem(
    method As Action(Of MVCxFormLayoutGroup)
) As MVCxFormLayoutGroup


Name Type Description
method Action<MVCxFormLayoutGroup>

A delegate method that accepts MVCxFormLayoutGroup as a parameter.


Type Description

An MVCxFormLayoutGroup object that is the newly added layout group.


The code sample below demonstrates how to add a customized layout group.

@Html.DevExpress().FormLayout(settings =>
    settings.Name = "FormLayout1";
    settings.ColCount = 2;

    //Adding a layout group 
    settings.Items.AddGroupItem(group =>
        //Specifying the caption of the layout group 
        group.Caption = "Personal Info";

        //Specifying the decoration of the layout group 
        group.GroupBoxDecoration = GroupBoxDecoration.HeadingLine;

        //Specifying the number of columns that the layout group spans 
        group.ColSpan = 2;

        //Specifying the number of columns in the layout group
        group.ColCount = 2;

        //Adding layout items onto this group 
        group.Items.Add(i => i.LastName);
        group.Items.Add(i => i.Photo, itemSettings =>
            itemSettings.NestedExtensionType = FormLayoutNestedExtensionItemType.BinaryImage;
            itemSettings.RowSpan = 3;
        group.Items.Add(i => i.FirstName);
        group.Items.Add(i => i.BirthDate);
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