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ClosingBehavior Enum

Contains values that specify how panels are closed.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Docking

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

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Wpf.Docking


public enum ClosingBehavior


Name Description

When applied to a DockLayoutManager via the DockLayoutManager.ClosingBehavior property, acts as the ClosingBehavior.HideToClosedPanelsCollection option.

When applied to a BaseLayoutItem via the BaseLayoutItem.ClosingBehavior property, gets a ClosingBehavior enumeration value of its parent DockLayoutManager .


When a panel is closed, it’s hidden and moved to the DockLayoutManager.ClosedPanels collection. The panel can be accessed via the Closed Panels bar (see DockLayoutManager.ClosedPanelsBarVisibility).


When a panel is closed, it’s hidden. No reference to the closed panel is kept.

Related API Members

The following properties accept/return ClosingBehavior values:


Use the DockLayoutManager.ClosingBehavior and BaseLayoutItem.ClosingBehavior properties to specify how panels are closed. An item’s close behavior setting overrides a dock layout manager’s close behavior setting.

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