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WinApplication.UseOldTemplates Property

Replaces old templates (MainForm and DetailForm) with new templates in WinForms applications (v14.2+).

Namespace: DevExpress.ExpressApp.Win

Assembly: DevExpress.ExpressApp.Win.v22.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.ExpressApp.Win


public bool UseOldTemplates { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
Boolean true

false, if an XAF WinForms application uses new templates; otherwise, true


The Solution Wizard enables new templates for all XAF WinForms applications created in v14.2 or later. We recommend using new templates when possible. We no longer fix bugs and develop new features for old templates.

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