WinExplorerView Class

Displays records using one of seven styles supported by Microsoft Windows Explorer — Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large, List, Tiles, and Content. Supports HTML-CSS templates that allow you to override the default data presentation in these styles.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraGrid.Views.WinExplorer

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraGrid.v21.2.dll

Declaration

public class WinExplorerView :
    ColumnView,
    IContextItemCollectionOwner,
    IContextItemCollectionOptionsOwner,
    ISupportAsyncScrollAnimation,
    IAccessibleGrid,
    IDxHtmlDesignerDataProvider,
    ISupportCommandBindingForElements<string>

The following members accept/return WinExplorerView objects:

Remarks

Default Data Presentation

The WinExplorer View can emulate seven view styles supported by Microsoft Windows Explorer — Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large, List, Tiles, and Content.

Run Demo: File Manager

Run Demo: WinExplorer View (DB)

Run Demo: Context Buttons

HTML and CSS-based UI

In v21.2 and newer, you can use HTML-CSS templates to override the default data presentation of items in these styles. HTML-CSS templates allow you to create custom layouts of data fields, and display any number of data fields in WinExplorerView items.

Note

Support for HTML and CSS-based UI design in controls is under active development and is available as a Community Technology Preview (CTP). We appreciate your feedback on how you build desktop UIs with HTML and CSS.

Run Demo: HTML MainDemo – WinExplorer View

WinExplorerView - HTML-CSS templates

See the following document for more information: WinExplorer View.

See Also