DockLayoutManager.FloatingMode Property

Gets or sets how floating panels can be dragged, within or outside the boundaries of the current window. This is a dependency property.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Docking

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Docking.v21.1.dll

Declaration

public FloatingMode FloatingMode { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description
FloatingMode

A FloatingMode value that specifies how floating panels can be dragged.

Available values:

Name Description
Window

Floating panels are allowed to be dragged only within the current window.

Desktop

Floating panels are allowed to be dragged throughout the desktop.

Remarks

In Desktop mode, floating windows are displayed in front of the window with the DockLayoutManager. You can set the OwnsFloatWindows property to false to separate DockLayoutManager and its child floating panels.

The following code sample allows end users to drag floating panels outside the window:

<dx:ThemedWindow 
  ...
  xmlns:dx="http://schemas.devexpress.com/winfx/2008/xaml/core"
  xmlns:dxdo="http://schemas.devexpress.com/winfx/2008/xaml/docking">
  <dxdo:DockLayoutManager FloatingMode="Desktop">
      ...
  </dxdo:DockLayoutManager>
</dx:ThemedWindow>

DockLayoutManager - FloatingMode Property

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