Generally, you can disable the viewstate of our controls and use them that way, however thus a subset of the otherwise supported features will not function. For instance, the selection in the grid and the tabstrip will not be retained, features like custom edit forms, hierarchy, etc. for the grid will not be supported, and so forth.
My recommendation is to utilize the performance optimization techniques
for our controls in first place and employ RadCompression
in your application, if applicable.
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