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BaseLayoutItem.AllowDock Property

Gets or sets whether the dock item can be docked to another item (panel or group). This is a dependency property.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Docking

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Docking.v23.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Wpf.Docking


public bool AllowDock { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

true if the dock item can be docked to another item; otherwise, false.


To dynamically prevent an item from being docked, handle the DockLayoutManager.DockItemStartDocking, DockLayoutManager.DockItemDocking and/or DockLayoutManager.DockItemEndDocking events.

To dock a specific dock panel in code, use the DockController.Dock method provided by the DockLayoutManager.DockController object.

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