DockManager.SaveLayoutToStream(Stream) Method

Saves the layout of dock panels to a stream.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraBars.Docking

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraBars.v20.1.dll

Declaration

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

Parameters

Name Type Description
stream Stream

A Stream descendant to which the layout of dock panels is written.

Remarks

After the layout of dock panels has been saved using the SaveLayoutToStream method it can then be restored using the DockManager.RestoreLayoutFromStream method.

For more information, see Saving and Restoring the Layout of Dock Panels

TIP

You can utilize the Persistence Behavior or Workspace Manager component to save and restore layouts for all supported DevExpress controls at once.

Examples

The following code demonstrates how to write and read the docking layout to and from memory.

System.IO.Stream stream = new System.IO.MemoryStream();
dockManager1.SaveLayoutToStream(stream);
// Set the stream pointer to the beginning.
stream.Seek(0, System.IO.SeekOrigin.Begin);

// ...

dockManager1.RestoreLayoutFromStream(stream);
// Set the stream pointer to the beginning.
stream.Seek(0, System.IO.SeekOrigin.Begin);

Implements

DevExpress.Utils.Serializing.ISupportXtraSerializer.SaveLayoutToStream(Stream)
See Also