DocumentWindow: how can I set size?

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Posted 18 years ago by Gianni Gardini - Italy

I'm working in "Standard Mode":
dockManager.DocumentMdiStyle = DocumentMdiStyle.Standard;
dockManager.DefaultMdiWindowState = FormWindowState.Normal;
When I create a new DocumentWindow, the starting default size is always:
.Size = {Width=292 Height=266}

How can I set a default start size?

I'm trying various methods with no effects.

Test 1 (not working)

DocumentWindow dw = new DocumentWindow(this.dockManager, title, title, image, childControl);
dw.SetBounds(dw.Location.X, dw.Location.Y, mySize.Height, mySize.Width);
Test 2 (not working)

dw.Height = mySize.Height;
dw.Width = mySize.Width;
Test 3 (not working)

dw.Size = mySize;

Comments (2)

Posted 18 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
Hi there, you can use the StandardMdiBounds property of the DocumentWindow to control where it is and what size.

Actipro Software Support

Posted 18 years ago by Gianni Gardini - Italy
it seems to work.
The latest build of this product (v24.1.0) was released 5 months ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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