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Pane States

The standard RadPane can be docked/floating, pinned/unpinned or grouped. Figure 1 shows the appearance of the RadPane in each one of these states.

Figure 1: RadPane states

RadPane states

  • Docked: A RadPane which is docked to a RadDocking container.
  • Floating: All RadPane instances which are not docked are floating and are hosted inside of a floatable ToolWindow that appears on top of other controls.
  • Pinned: A pinned RadPane is always visible and does not hide automatically.
  • Unpinned: An unpinned RadPane is shown only when the mouse cursor is over it and is hidden when the cursor leaves its area.
  • Grouped Panes: When multiple RadPane instances are docked inside one and the same container, a separate tab is created for each one of them. To learn more take a look at the Pane Groups topic.

RadDocking's PaneStateChanged event is fired when a pane changes its state. You can find more information in the RadDocking events article.

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