Progress® Telerik® Reporting R3 2021

ElementTreeHelper.GetChildByName Method

Returns the first immediate child layout element within a specified parent having a specified name.

Namespace:  Telerik.Reporting.Processing
Assembly:  Telerik.Reporting (in Telerik.Reporting.dll)


public static LayoutElement GetChildByName(
	LayoutElement parent,
	string name


Type: Telerik.Reporting.ProcessingLayoutElement
The parent element to search within.
Type: SystemString
The name to search for.

Return Value

Type: LayoutElement
Layout element having the specified name and parent.


This example shows how to get a child by name in a ItemDataBinding event handler.
void DetailSection_ItemDataBinding_Using_GetChildByName(object sender, EventArgs e)
    Processing.DetailSection processingInstance = (Processing.DetailSection)sender;
    Processing.LayoutElement child = Processing.ElementTreeHelper.GetChildByName(processingInstance, "textBox1");
    Processing.VisualElement visualChild = child as Processing.VisualElement;
    if (null != visualChild)
        visualChild.Style.BackgroundColor = System.Drawing.Color.Blue;

Version Information

Supported in: 1.0.1

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