PivotGridControl.SaveLayoutToStream(Stream) Method

Saves the PivotGridControl's layout to the specified stream.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.PivotGrid

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.PivotGrid.v20.1.dll

Declaration

public void SaveLayoutToStream(
    Stream stream
)
Public Sub SaveLayoutToStream(
    stream As Stream
)

Parameters

Name Type Description
stream Stream

A Stream descendant to which the pivot grid's layout is written.

Remarks

To restore the grid layout previously saved by the SaveLayoutToStream method, use the PivotGridControl.RestoreLayoutFromStream or PivotGridControl.RestoreLayoutFromStreamAsync method.

Note that you should specify unique names for all pivot grid fields to correctly save and restore the layout. You can do this using the PivotGridField.Name property.

To learn more, see Save and Restore Layout.

Examples

The following example shows how to save a PivotGridControl layout to a stream using the PivotGridControl.SaveLayoutToStream method and then, how to restore the layout from the stream using the PivotGridControl.RestoreLayoutFromStream method.

<Window xmlns:dxpg="http://schemas.devexpress.com/winfx/2008/xaml/pivotgrid"  
        x:Class="HowToSaveAndRestoreLayoutFromStream.MainWindow"
        xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation"
        xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml"
        Title="MainWindow" Height="380" Width="525" 
        xmlns:dx="http://schemas.devexpress.com/winfx/2008/xaml/core" 
        xmlns:my="clr-namespace:HowToSaveAndRestoreLayoutFromStream.nwindDataSetTableAdapters" 
        xmlns:my1="clr-namespace:HowToSaveAndRestoreLayoutFromStream">
    <Window.Resources>
        <dx:TypedSimpleSource x:Key="TypedSimpleSource" 
                              AdapterType="my:SalesPersonTableAdapter" 
                              ContextType="my1:nwindDataSet" Path="SalesPerson">
            <dx:DesignDataManager.DesignData>
                <dx:DesignDataSettings RowCount="5" />
            </dx:DesignDataManager.DesignData>
        </dx:TypedSimpleSource>
    </Window.Resources>
    <Grid>
        <Grid.RowDefinitions>
            <RowDefinition />
            <RowDefinition Height="Auto" />
        </Grid.RowDefinitions>
        <dxpg:PivotGridControl HorizontalAlignment="Left" Name="pivotGridControl1" 
                               VerticalAlignment="Top" 
                           DataSource="{Binding Path=Data, Source={StaticResource TypedSimpleSource}}">
            <dxpg:PivotGridControl.Fields>
                <dxpg:PivotGridField Name="fieldCategory" FieldName="CategoryName" 
                                     Caption="Category" Area="RowArea" />
                <dxpg:PivotGridField Name="fieldYear" FieldName="OrderDate" Area="ColumnArea" 
                                     Caption="Year" GroupInterval="DateYear" />
                <dxpg:PivotGridField Name="fieldExtendedPrice" FieldName="Extended Price" 
                                     Area="DataArea" CellFormat="c0"/>
            </dxpg:PivotGridControl.Fields>
        </dxpg:PivotGridControl>
        <StackPanel Grid.Row="1" Orientation="Horizontal">
            <Button  Name="buttonSave" Content="Save" Padding="8, 4, 8, 4" 
                    Margin="4" Click="buttonSave_Click" ></Button>
            <Button Name="buttonLoad" Content="Load" Padding="8, 4, 8, 4" 
                    Margin="4" Click="buttonLoad_Click"></Button>
        </StackPanel>
    </Grid>
</Window>
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