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TreeList.ForceInitialize() Method

Forces the Tree List to finish its initialization.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraTreeList

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraTreeList.v24.1.dll

NuGet Packages: DevExpress.Win.Navigation, DevExpress.Win.TreeList


public virtual void ForceInitialize()


You must call the ForceInitialize method before changing a TreeList’s options when a form is being loaded. After the Tree List has been initialized, you can manipulate its settings safely. For instance, you should call the ForceInitialize method before:

  • applying data sorting;
  • changing summary settings;
  • expanding and collapsing nodes;
  • creating columns and changing their visible state;
  • restoring a layout, etc.

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