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DockControllerBase.Dock(BaseLayoutItem) Method

Docks the specified item. This method is in effect for newly created, floating, auto-hidden or closed(hidden) items.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Docking

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Docking.v22.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Wpf.Docking


public bool Dock(
    BaseLayoutItem item


Name Type Description
item BaseLayoutItem

A BaseLayoutItem object to be docked.


Type Description

true, if the item has been successfully docked; otherwise, false.


The Dock method is not in effect if the specified item is currently docked. If the specified item was docked at a certain position, and was then hidden or made floating, the Dock method restores the item at its previous dock position. Otherwise, the item is docked at the bottom of the DockLayoutManager container.

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