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OptionsColumnLayout.RemoveOldColumns Property

Gets or sets whether the columns that exist in a layout when it’s restored but that don’t exist in the current control should be discarded or added to the control.

Namespace: DevExpress.Utils

Assembly: DevExpress.Data.v18.2.dll


public bool RemoveOldColumns { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description


true to discard the columns that exist in the layout being restored but don’t exist in the current control; false to add these columns to the control.

Property Paths

You can access this nested property as listed below:

Library Object Type Path to RemoveOldColumns
Cross-Platform Class Library OptionsLayoutGrid
WinForms Controls WinExplorerViewOptionsLayout
ASP.NET Web Forms Controls PivotGridWebOptionsLayout


This option affects how the control’s layout is restored. If it’s set to true the columns that exist in the layout being loaded but do not exist in the current control will not be re-created.

If the RemoveOldColumns property is set to false, these columns will be added to the control. Note that the OptionsColumnLayout.StoreAllOptions must be set to true to allow this behavior.

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