DockManager.RestoreFromXml(String) Method

Restores the layout of dock controls from the specified XML file.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraBars.Docking

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraBars.v20.1.dll

Declaration

public virtual void RestoreFromXml(
    string xmlFile
)
Public Overridable Sub RestoreFromXml(
    xmlFile As String
)

Parameters

Name Type Description
xmlFile String

A string value specifying the path to the XML file containing the settings for the dock panels. If the specified file doesn't exist, an exception is raised.

Remarks

This method is obsolete. Use the DockManager.RestoreLayoutFromXml method instead.

Examples

The following code can be used to read and write the layout of dock panels from and to an XML file.

string xmlFile = "c:\\XtraBars\\DockStates\\MainState.xml";
dockManager1.SaveLayoutToXml(xmlFile);

// ...

dockManager1.RestoreLayoutFromXml(xmlFile);
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