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BaseView.UseDocumentSelector Property

Gets or sets if a Document Selector is enabled for the current Document Manager.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraBars.Docking2010.Views

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraBars.v22.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Win.Navigation


public virtual DefaultBoolean UseDocumentSelector { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
DefaultBoolean Default

A DefaultBoolean value specifying if a Document Selector is enabled for the current Document Manager

Available values:

Name Description Return Value

The value is true.



The value is false.



The value is specified by a global option or a higher-level object.



Forms within the DocumentManager can be presented in either the NativeMdiView or the TabbedView. For both these options, the Document Selector can be used. Invoked via the CTRL+TAB or CTRL+SHIFT+TAB shortcut, it allows you to switch to a specific document or dock panel (much like Microsoft Visual Studio). The following figure illustrates what the Document Selector looks like:

Document Manager Document Selector

Users can press the TAB and Arrow keys to navigate within the Document Selector. A small preview of the currently focused item is displayed for ease of navigation. When an end-user displays/hides a document selector, the BaseView.DocumentSelectorShown and BaseView.DocumentSelectorHidden events are fired. You can also check if a document selector is currently displayed via the BaseView.IsDocumentSelectorVisible property.

The default UseDocumentSelector value works the same as true, enabling the Document Selector.

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