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.NET 6.0+

DashboardDesignerManager.ShowDesigner(IObjectSpace, Type) Method

Shows an empty DashboardDesigner.

Namespace: DevExpress.ExpressApp.Dashboards.Win

Assembly: DevExpress.ExpressApp.Dashboards.Win.v24.1.dll


public void ShowDesigner(
    IObjectSpace objectSpace,
    Type dashboardDataType


Name Type Description
objectSpace IObjectSpace

An IObjectSpace object representing the current View’s Object Space.

dashboardDataType Type

A type implementing the IDashboardData interface. An implementation used by the Dashboards Module is specified in the DashboardsModule.DashboardDataType property.


Use the ShowDesigner method to show an empty DashboardDesigner that allows end-users to create a new Dashboard. The newly created Dashboard will be stored in the IDashboardData.Content property of the dashboardDataType object.

Use the DashboardDesignerManager.GetDashboardData method to get the IDashboardData after the Dashboard Designer is closed.

If the DashboardDesignerManager.SkipDataSourceWizard property is set to false, the Data Source Wizard is displayed together with the Dashboard Designer.

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