How to set initial size of DocumentWindow programmatically?

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Posted 8 years ago by Janene McCrillis - UI Software Engineer, Wireless Seismic
Version: 11.1.0542
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I have DocumentWindows created by my program that get placed into a docksite after creation, which do with this constructor:


public DocumentWindow(ActiproSoftware.Windows.Controls.Docking.DockSite dockSite, 
string name, string title, System.Windows.Media.ImageSource imageSource, object content)

I want to save/restore the user's selected size for the DocumentWindows when they open new documents. How do I do this? I've tried by: resizing the content UserControl; using dockSite.DefaultControlSize; using StandardMdiHeight... none of this works.

Thanks in advance,

Janene Pappas-McCrillis
Wireless Seismic

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Posted 8 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
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Hi Janene,

You would need to set the DockSite.ControlSize attached property (i.e. DockSite.SetControlSize(window, new Size(x,y))) on your window. Keep in mind that this only sets the desired default size. If you load a DocumentWindow into a tabbed MDI host, then it will size to fit the host.


Actipro Software Support

The latest build of this product (v2019.1 build 0683) was released 1 month ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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