LayoutControl.ExportToText(String, String, Boolean, Encoding) Method


Use the ExportToText method instead

Exports the controls displayed within the LayoutControl to a file in TXT format using the specified separator string, quotation and text encoding settings.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraLayout

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraLayout.v21.2.dll


[Obsolete("Use the ExportToText(string filePath, TextExportOptions options) method instead")]
public void ExportToText(
    string filePath,
    string separator,
    bool quoteStringsWithSeparators,
    Encoding encoding


Name Type Description
filePath String

A String that specifies the full path to the file, to which the created document is exported.

separator String

A String containing symbols which will be used to separate the document’s text elements in the created text file.

quoteStringsWithSeparators Boolean

true to quote (place quotation marks around) text elements that contain symbols which coincide with the specified separator string; otherwise, false.

encoding Encoding

A Encoding class descendant specifying the encoding of the created text document.


This method indirectly calls the PrintingSystemBase.ExportToText method of the XtraPrinting Library. If this library is not available the method does nothing. For details on the ExportToText method see the PrintingSystemBase.ExportToText topic.

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