WidgetView.AllowResizeAnimation Property

Gets or sets whether Documents within this WidgetView are resized using a smooth animation effect.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraBars.Docking2010.Views.Widget

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraBars.v21.1.dll


public virtual DefaultBoolean AllowResizeAnimation { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description


True if Documents within this WidgetView are resized using a smooth animation effect; False if not; Default uses the WindowsFormsSettings.AnimationMode global setting.

Available values:

Name Description

Corresponds to a Boolean value of true.


Corresponds to a Boolean value of false.


The default behavior determined by the control’s logic.


The AllowResizeAnimation property specifies whether Documents are resized with a smooth animation effect immediately, or after short delay as the parent form resizes. The figure below illustrates the WidgetView with the AllowResizeAnimation property set to DefaultBoolean.True.

WidgetView - Resize Animation

If the AllowResizeAnimation property is set to Default, the behavior is controlled by the WindowsFormsSettings.AnimationMode global setting. If the global setting is set to EnableAll, the animation is enabled; otherwise, the animation is disabled.

You can also specify whether or not to animate Document state change operations (Maximize, Restore, Collapse) via the WidgetView.AllowDocumentStateChangeAnimation property.

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