DockingBehavior Enumeration

Note: This enumeration is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Specifies how a control should be docked by default when added through a designer.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in

public enum DockingBehavior
public enum DockingBehavior
public enum DockingBehavior

 Member nameDescription
AskPrompt the user for the desired docking behavior. 
AutoDockSet the control's Control.Dock property to DockStyle.Fill when it is dropped into a container with no other child controls. 
NeverDo not prompt the user for the desired docking behavior. 

The DockingBehavior enumeration is used by the System.Windows.Forms.DockingAttribute class.

The SplitContainer and WebBrowser controls are set to AutoDock. The DataGridView control is set to Ask.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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