Control doc area size?

Docking/MDI for Windows Forms Forum

Posted 7 years ago by Tom Johnson
Version: 13.1.0312
Platform: .NET 4.5
Environment: Windows 7 (64-bit)

In addition to the standard menu bar and status bar, I have a news ticker positioned above the status bar.   The problem is that the dock manager draws the windows under the news ticker.   Is there a way to force the dock manager to exclude the region taken by the news ticker?

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Posted 7 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA

Hi Tom,

You can assign the DockManager.HostContainerControl to any ContainerControl, which can be a Form (generally what customers do) or even a UserControl.  In your case, perhaps put a UserControl in the area where the docking windows should be and make that your DockManager.HostContainerControl.

Actipro Software Support

The latest build of this product (v21.1.0) was released 17 days ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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