How to get the view or the usercontrol from the toolwindow.

Docking/MDI for WPF Forum

Posted 11 years ago by keshav bansal
Version: 12.1.0561


I am able to register the usercontrol(view) as the toolwindow using the prism integration with docking .

As i run the application usercontrol will be display as the toolwindow in my main application and i am handling the windowdrgaging event for that docksiteof the usercontrol  but not able to get the usercontrol from that toolwindow.


void dockSite_WindowDragging(object sender, RoutedEventArgse)


DockSite dockSite = (sender asDockSite);

List<ToolWindow> twlist = dockSite.ToolWindows.ToList();

foreach (ToolWindow tw intwlist)


if (tw.Name == "abc")


----------How to get the view of usercontrol from this toolwindow. like tw.GetView();

DockSite.SetControlSizeForState(tw.ParentContainer, newSize(230, 165), DockingWindowState.Docked);




Comments (1)

Answer - Posted 11 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA

Hi Keshav,

The ToolWindow.Content property will allow you to access the UserControl in the window.

Actipro Software Support

The latest build of this product (v23.1.3) was released 13 days ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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