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.NET Standard 2.0+
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IsGrantedExtensions.CanNavigate(SecurityStrategy, String) Method

Checks whether the current user can navigate to the specified item.

Namespace: DevExpress.ExpressApp.Security

Assembly: DevExpress.ExpressApp.Security.v21.2.dll

Declaration

public static bool CanNavigate(
    this SecurityStrategy security,
    string itemPath
)

Parameters

Name Type Description
security SecurityStrategy

A SecurityStrategy object that specifies an application’s Security Strategy.

itemPath String

A String that is a path to a navigation item.

Returns

Type Description
Boolean

true, if the current user can navigate to the specified item; otherwise, false.

Remarks

You can find a navigation item’s path in the Model Editor:

The following example shows how to use this method.

using DevExpress.ExpressApp;
using DevExpress.ExpressApp.Security;
// ...
public class CheckNavigationPermissionController : WindowController {
    public CheckNavigationPermissionController() {
        TargetWindowType = WindowType.Main;
    }
    protected override void OnActivated() {
        base.OnActivated();
        SecurityStrategy securityStrategy = Application.GetSecurityStrategy();
        if (!securityStrategy.CanNavigate("Application/NavigationItems/Items/Default/Items/Department_ListView")) {
            // ...
        }
    }
}
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