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Getting Started with the .NET MAUI DockLayout

This guide provides the information you need to start using the Telerik UI for .NET MAUI DockLayout by adding the control to your project.

At the end, you will achieve the following result.

DockLayout Getting Started


Before adding the DockLayout, you need to:

  1. Set up your .NET MAUI application.

  2. Download Telerik UI for .NET MAUI.

  3. Install Telerik UI for .NET MAUI.

Define the Control

1. When the your .NET MAUI application is set up, you are ready to add a DockLayout control to your page.

<telerik:RadDockLayout x:Name="dockLayout">
    <Grid HeightRequest="60"
        <Label Margin="20" Text="Title"/>
    <Grid BackgroundColor="#659BFC"
            <ColumnDefinition Width="Auto"/>
        <Label Margin="20" Text="Navigation" />
    <Grid BackgroundColor="#1455C9"
            <RowDefinition Height="Auto"/>
        <Label Margin="20" Text="Bottom" />
    <Grid  BackgroundColor="#FCCFB0">
        <Label Margin="20" Text="Content" />
2. Add the following namespace:

3. Register the Telerik controls through the Telerik.Maui.Controls.Compatibility.UseTelerik extension method called inside the CreateMauiApp method of the MauiProgram.cs file of your project:

using Telerik.Maui.Controls.Compatibility;

public static class MauiProgram
    public static MauiApp CreateMauiApp()
        var builder = MauiApp.CreateBuilder();
            .ConfigureFonts(fonts =>
                fonts.AddFont("OpenSans-Regular.ttf", "OpenSansRegular");

        return builder.Build();

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