DataControlSerializationOptions.AddNewColumns Attached Property

Gets or sets whether the columns that currently exist in the grid, but do not exist in a layout when it is restored, should be retained. This is a dependency property.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid.v20.1.Core.dll

Declaration

Returns

Type Description
Boolean

true to retain the columns that currently exist in the grid, but do not exist in the layout being restored; false to destroy these columns.

Remarks

The AddNewColumns option affects how the grid's layout is restored. If the AddNewColumns property is set to true, the columns that exist in the current layout but do not exist in the layout being restored, will be retained. Otherwise, these columns will be destroyed.

To learn more, see Saving and Restoring Layout.

Examples

This example shows how to save the grid layout to a memory stream. To do this, click the 'Save Layout' button. Once saved, the grid layout can then be restored by clicking the 'Restore Layout' button.

<UserControl x:Class="DXGrid_GridLayout.MainPage"
    xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation"
    xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml"
    xmlns:d="http://schemas.microsoft.com/expression/blend/2008"
    xmlns:mc="http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/markup-compatibility/2006"
    mc:Ignorable="d"
    d:DesignHeight="300" d:DesignWidth="400"
    xmlns:dx="http://schemas.devexpress.com/winfx/2008/xaml/core" 
    xmlns:dxg="http://schemas.devexpress.com/winfx/2008/xaml/grid" 
    xmlns:local="clr-namespace:DXGrid_GridLayout" >

    <Grid>
        <Grid.RowDefinitions>
            <RowDefinition Height="*" />
            <RowDefinition Height="Auto" />
        </Grid.RowDefinitions>
        <dxg:GridControl x:Name="grid" dx:DXSerializer.SerializationID="grid" 
                         dx:DXSerializer.StoreLayoutMode="All" 
                         dxg:GridSerializationOptions.AddNewColumns="False" 
                         dxg:GridSerializationOptions.RemoveOldColumns="False">
            <dxg:GridControl.Columns>
                <dxg:GridColumn x:Name="colIssueName" FieldName="IssueName" />
                <dxg:GridColumn x:Name="colIssueType" FieldName="IssueType" />
                <dxg:GridColumn x:Name="colPrivate" FieldName="IsPrivate">Private</dxg:GridColumn>
            </dxg:GridControl.Columns>
            <dxg:GridControl.View>
                <dxg:TableView AutoWidth="True" />
            </dxg:GridControl.View>
        </dxg:GridControl>

        <StackPanel Grid.Row="1" Orientation="Vertical">
            <StackPanel Orientation="Horizontal">
                <Button Margin="1" Click="Button_Click">AddNewColumn</Button>
            </StackPanel>
            <StackPanel Orientation="Horizontal">
                <Button Margin="1" Click="SaveButton_Click">Save Layout</Button>
                <Button x:Name="restoreButton" Margin="1" 
                        Click="LoadButton_Click" IsEnabled="{Binding IsLayoutSaved}">
                        Restore Layout
                </Button>
            </StackPanel>
        </StackPanel>
    </Grid>
</UserControl>
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Net;
using System.Windows;
using System.Windows.Controls;
using System.Windows.Documents;
using System.Windows.Input;
using System.Windows.Media;
using System.Windows.Media.Animation;
using System.Windows.Shapes;
using System.IO;

namespace DXGrid_GridLayout {
    public partial class MainPage : UserControl {
        public static readonly DependencyProperty IsLayoutSavedProperty =
            DependencyProperty.Register("IsLayoutSaved", typeof(bool), typeof(MainPage), null);
        public bool IsLayoutSaved {
            get { return (bool)GetValue(IsLayoutSavedProperty); }
            set { SetValue(IsLayoutSavedProperty, value); }
        }
        MemoryStream layoutStream;
        public MainPage() {
            DataContext = this;
            InitializeComponent();
            IsLayoutSaved = false;
            grid.ItemsSource = IssueList.GetData();
        }

        private void SaveButton_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e) {
            layoutStream = new MemoryStream();
            grid.SaveLayoutToStream(layoutStream);
            IsLayoutSaved = true;
        }
        private void LoadButton_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e) {
            layoutStream.Position = 0;
            grid.RestoreLayoutFromStream(layoutStream);
        }
        private void Button_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e) {
            grid.Columns.Add(new DevExpress.Xpf.Grid.GridColumn() { FieldName = "IsPrivate" });
        }
    }
    public class IssueList {
        static public List<IssueDataObject> GetData() {
            List<IssueDataObject> data = new List<IssueDataObject>();
            data.Add(new IssueDataObject() {
                IssueName = "Transaction History",
                IssueType = "Bug", IsPrivate = true
            });
            data.Add(new IssueDataObject() {
                IssueName = "Ledger: Inconsistency",
                IssueType = "Bug", IsPrivate = false
            });
            data.Add(new IssueDataObject() {
                IssueName = "Data Import",
                IssueType = "Request", IsPrivate = false
            });
            data.Add(new IssueDataObject() {
                IssueName = "Data Archiving",
                IssueType = "Request", IsPrivate = true
            });
            return data;
        }
    }

    public class IssueDataObject {
        public string IssueName { get; set; }
        public string IssueType { get; set; }
        public bool IsPrivate { get; set; }
    }
}
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