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DockingBehavior Enumeration

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

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

public enum class DockingBehavior

Member nameDescription
NeverDo not prompt the user for the desired docking behavior.
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.

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 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0