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BaseLayoutItemHitInfo.Item Property

Gets the layout item (regular group or tabbed group) positioned under the test point.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraLayout.HitInfo

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraLayout.v24.1.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Win.Navigation


public virtual BaseLayoutItem Item { get; }

Property Value

Type Description

A BaseLayoutItem descendant that specifies the layout item positioned under the test point.


The following table shows which objects are returned in specific cases:

An object returned

The point belongs to:


a regular Layout Item


an Empty Space Items.


a Layout Groups‘s caption or border.

The BaseLayoutItemHitInfo.IsGroup property returns true in this case.


a Tabbed Group‘s header or border.

The BaseLayoutItemHitInfo.IsTabbedGroup property returns true in this case.

null (Nothing in Visual Basic)

the point is outside the Layout Control

To get the type of the layout item’s element located under the test point use the BaseLayoutItemHitInfo.HitType property.

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