VGridControlBase.SaveLayoutToXml(String) Method

Saves a vertical grid's layout to an XML file.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraVerticalGrid

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraVerticalGrid.v20.1.dll

Declaration

public virtual void SaveLayoutToXml(
    string xmlFile
)
Public Overridable Sub SaveLayoutToXml(
    xmlFile As String
)

Parameters

Name Type Description
xmlFile String

A string value which specifies the path to the file where the vertical grid's layout should be stored. If an empty string is specified, an exception is raised.

Remarks

Use the SaveLayoutToXml method to save the vertical grid's layout to a specific XML file at runtime. The saved settings can then be restored using the VGridControlBase.RestoreLayoutFromXml method.

Examples

The following sample code saves the vertical grid's layout to an XML file and then applies it to another vertical grid control. The VGridControlBase.SaveLayoutToXml and VGridControlBase.RestoreLayoutFromXml methods are used for this purpose.

string filename = "c:\\XtraVerticalGridLayout.xml";
vGridControl1.SaveLayoutToXml(filename);
vGridControl2.DataSource = vGridControl1.DataSource;
vGridControl2.RestoreLayoutFromXml(filename);

Implements

DevExpress.Utils.Serializing.ISupportXtraSerializer.SaveLayoutToXml(String)
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