MDI child form visibility

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  1. Shyam Acharya
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    Aug 2009

    Posted 29 Sep 2009 Link to this post

    Hi,
      We have a Winforms  MDI application which has some toolbars shown in the MDI container form. We need to do the following -
    1. Ability to dock these toolbars to any edge of the MDI container form and also to float the toolbar.
    2. Ability to Auto hide the docked toolbars
    3. The MDI child forms should be shown and behave normally as they would appear in the MDI container form. We don't want to restrict the display of MDI child forms as tab pages.

    Can we use RadDock docking library for these tasks?

    Thanks.
  2. Julian Benkov
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    Posted 02 Oct 2009 Link to this post

    Hi Shyam Acharya,

    RadDock component does not support this functionality and the MDI controller cannot be changed to the classic view -- only tabbed mode is allowed. Normal MDI Form with ToolStrip container and ToolStrips are more suitable for this scenario.

    Best wishes,
    Julian Benkov
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