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Layout Rendering Modes

As of Q2 2013 RadPropertyGrid exposes new property - RenderMode. It represents RadPropertyGrid's layout render mode and has two options:

  1. Hierarchical: This is the default one and it will nest the PropertyFields into one another, when you have Nested PropertyDefinitions or grouping.

  2. Flat: This mode represents RadPropertyGrid's new layout mechanism, which rely entirely on flat rendering of its elements.This allows to virtualize the grouping process which leads to a very good perfromance when RadPropertyGrid is grouped and has a lot of data.

For compatibility reasons, Hierarchical mode is also preserved, but it is recommended to use Flat mode.

There are a number of benefits of using the Flat render mode. Some are listed below:

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