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Advanced Layout Designer

This designer allows you to build your layout at design-time. You can arrange the windows the same way as at run time.

Figure 1: Advanced Layout Designer.

WinForms RadDock Advanced Layout Designer

The table below shows what you can do with the buttons in the title bar:

ButtonGroup Description
WinForms RadDock ButtonGroup Close Designer This button allows you to close the designer. You can save or discard any changes.
WinForms RadDock ButtonGroup Add ToolWindow This buttons allow you to add a ToolWindow at any desired position
WinForms RadDock ButtonGroup Add DocumentWindows This group allow you to add DocumentWindows. You can clear all document windows as well.
WinForms RadDock ButtonGroup Save Layout With this group you can save the layout to a file. You can load a predefined layouts as well.
WinForms RadDock ButtonGroup ToolWindows You can remove ToolWindows by clicking the red button in the windows list.
WinForms RadDock ButtonGroup Shows Current Layout The main area shows the current layout. Here you can arrange the windows by simply dragging them to the desired position.

See Also

Getting Started Structure
Smart Tag

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