Serialize/Deserialize Toolwindow

Docking/MDI for WPF Forum

Posted 5 years ago by Otto Liu
Version: 15.1.0622
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Dear Master

     I want to known is there a way to save the layout of a single toolwindow which maybe has several other window docked in it into a string, and restore the toolwindow from that string?

    What I really want to do is create a template(the xml string), and create any number of instances from that xml stirng when I need to do it.

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Posted 5 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
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Hi Otto,

You can serialize the tool window layout of any DockSite to XML and then deserialize (restore) it later when appropriate.  If you have a nested DockSite within the one tool window, you can serialize that nested DockSite's layout.  Please see the documentation on layout serialization for how to do that.  Note that layout serialization/deserialization will save/restore the entire DockSite tool window layout.  It doesn't just operate on a single tool window.


Actipro Software Support

The latest build of this product (v2019.1 build 0684) was released 17 days ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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