How to: Write and read a docking layout to and from the system registry

The following code can be used to write and read a docking layout to and from the system registry. The full path to the docking layout will be: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\DevExpress\XtraBars\DockStates\MainState.

string regKey = "DevExpress\\XtraBars\\DockStates\\MainState";
dockManager1.SaveLayoutToRegistry(regKey);

// ...

dockManager1.RestoreLayoutFromRegistry(regKey);