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TileView.BeforeItemDrag Event

Fires when a tile drag operation is about to be started. Allows you to provide a drag image, or to cancel the operation.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraGrid.Views.Tile

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraGrid.v19.1.dll


public event TileViewBeforeItemDragEventHandler BeforeItemDrag

Event Data

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

Property Description
Cancel Gets or sets a value indicating whether the event should be canceled. Inherited from CancelEventArgs.
DragImage Gets or sets the image that represents the tile during the drag-and-drop operation.
RowHandle Gets the row handle that identifies the current tile.


The built-in tile drag-and-drop feature can be enabled with the TileViewOptionsDragDrop.AllowDrag setting (available from the TileView.OptionsDragDrop property). Using the following events, you can customize and handle built-in drag-and-drop operations:

The BeforeItemDrag event fires when a drag operation is initiated by an end-user. The event allows you to do the following:

  • Prevent the drag operation from starting, by setting the event’s Cancel parameter to true.
  • Provide a custom drag image for the drag operation with the event’s DragImage parameter. Initially, this parameter contains the default drag image, which was created from the tile being dragged.
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