DockManager.SaveToXml(String) Method

Saves the layout of dock panels to an XML file.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraBars.Docking

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraBars.v20.1.dll

Declaration

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

Parameters

Name Type Description
xmlFile String

A string value specifying the path to the file in which the docking layout will be stored. If an empty string is specified, an exception is raised.

Remarks

This method is obsolete. Use the DockManager.SaveLayoutToXml 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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