Custom Arrange / Cascade / Tile Method

Docking/MDI for WPF Forum

Posted 8 years ago by CodyVanZant
Version: 12.1.0560
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I'm using the StandardMdiHost and I'd like to add a TileAlongRight method, that Tiles the windows down the right side of the Workspace. I'd also like to be able to customize the creation behavior so that I can create and use a Property to AutoTileAlongRight.

I figure I can inherit from StandardMdiHost or DockSite, and override certain things, but as to where to look for the list of windows / documents, and how to calculate and specify the desired location, I don't know.

Where should I look?

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Answer - Posted 8 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
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Hi Cody,

Our methods iterate over the Items collection to get the docking windows.  Then we set bounds like:

StandardMdiHost.SetStandardMdiLeft(document, bounds.Left);
StandardMdiHost.SetStandardMdiTop(document, bounds.Top);
StandardMdiHost.SetStandardMdiWidth(document, bounds.Width);
StandardMdiHost.SetStandardMdiHeight(document, bounds.Height);


Actipro Software Support

The latest build of this product (v2019.1 build 0683) was released 1 month ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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