DiagramControl.BeforeItemsMoving Event

Raises each time the end-user attempts to move a diagram item.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraDiagram

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraDiagram.v20.1.dll


public event EventHandler<DiagramBeforeItemsMovingEventArgs> BeforeItemsMoving
Public Event BeforeItemsMoving As EventHandler(Of DiagramBeforeItemsMovingEventArgs)

Event Data

The BeforeItemsMoving event's data class is DiagramBeforeItemsMovingEventArgs. The following properties provide information specific to this event:

Property Description
ActionSource Indicates whether the moving operation is performed using drag-and-drop, the Properties Panel or by pressing key shortcuts.
Cancel Gets or sets a value indicating whether the event should be canceled. Inherited from CancelEventArgs.
IsCopying Indicates whether the user attempts to copy diagram items by holding Ctrl.
Items Returns the collection of diagram items that are being moved.


The event's Items property returns the items that are about to be moved. The ActionSource property indicates whether the moving operation is performed using drag-and-drop or pressing key shortcuts. The IsCopying property returns true when the end-user attempts to move items while holding the CTRL key which results in items being copied.

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