Window/Document state while dragging

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Posted 3 years ago by EntityDev
Version: 14.1.0323
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If I drag a ToolWindow (with all properties defaulted) and drop it into the document container, the container accepts it and it takes on the appearance of a document.

I then want to drag it back out, intending to dock it as a ToolWindow. However, it seems I must first select Dockable from the context menu on the tab itself.

Is there a way to avoid the extra step of selecting Dockable?

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Posted 3 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
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Hello,

Unfortunately not since the document (any docking window in the MDI area) drag and "docked" tool window are separate mechanisms.  When a tool window is in the MDI area, it's using the common document drag mechanism and that mechanism doesn't have any dock guides, etc. like the tool window drag mechanism has.


Actipro Software Support

Posted 3 years ago by EntityDev
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Thanks very much.

The latest build of this product (v2018.1 build 0341) was released 3 months ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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