Posted 13 years ago by Ernst
I started getting some layout problems and I don't see any changes which might have triggered that. Here is what happening:

All my application windows are ToolWindows: some of them are docked and others are tabbed documents. When I create new tabbed document it supposed to fill the whole main form client space excluding docked windows. Instead it takes a bit more: it takes all the main form space including status bar and excluding toolbars. So my docked tool window appears above the document as well as the status bar. If I auto-hide the docked tool window then I do see the whole width of the tabbed document but its bottom is under the status bar.

If I force re-layout by switching to standard MDI and back then all windows align properly.

Edit: I just learned that this is caused by using inherited form. It looks like if I inherit a form from the one with the BarManager the behavior changes so that Tabbed Document windows don't recognize the client area.

Please help,

[Modified at 01/12/2008 12:36 AM]

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Posted 13 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
Hi Ernst,

Could you duplicate this in a small project and send it over so we can see what is happening and debug it? Thanks!

Actipro Software Support

Posted 13 years ago by Ernst
I already rearranged my code so I don't have any form inheritance. This fixed the problem.
The latest build of this product (v2020.1 build 0402) was released 28 days ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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