Invokes the standard End-User Report Designer form which allows end-users to edit the report.
public static void ShowDesigner( this XtraReport report )
<ExtensionAttribute> Public Shared Sub ShowDesigner( report As XtraReport )
A report to open in the End-User Report Designer.
Call the ShowDesigner method to open the report in the default End-User Report Designer with a Standard Toolbar.
To be able to use this method, you should add the DevExpress.XtraReports.v19.2.Extensions.dll to your project's References list.
using DevExpress.XtraReports.UI; // ... XtraReport1 report = new XtraReport1(); report.ShowDesigner();
We recommend you use the ReportDesignTool class instead, which provides the similar ReportDesignTool.ShowDesigner method and additionally allows you to customize the Report Designer form. This class also enables you to release the memory right after showing this form (for instance, by calling the Dispose method or utilizing the using statement).
You cannot use the ShowDesigner method in Web applications. Use the Web Report Designer instead.