Solved

Setting visual properties with DataGrid

Posted on 2004-09-01
2
160 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-23
Hey all,

This is probably a real simple question but I couldn't figure out how to do this :/

Anyway I am trying to format my header row in a DataGrid but can't seem to work out how to set all the properties I want.  I have listed the properties below and would really appreciate if you could please provide some sample code that will format the text accordingly.

The settings I would like are:

Font - Arial
Font size - 16
Font settings - Bold
Column width - Width of Datagrid / 7 (Which is how many columns I have)

Thanks!

Dwayne
0
Comment
Question by:Visual_Pro
2 Comments
 
LVL 25

Accepted Solution

by:
RonaldBiemans earned 50 total points
ID: 11949790
something like this

        DataGrid1.DataSource = ds.Tables(0)

        Dim f As New System.Drawing.Font("Arial", 16.0F, System.Drawing.FontStyle.Bold, System.Drawing.GraphicsUnit.Point, CType(0, System.Byte))
        DataGrid1.HeaderFont = f
        Dim grdTableStyle1 As New DataGridTableStyle
        grdTableStyle1.MappingName = ds.Tables(0).TableName
        grdTableStyle1.HeaderFont = f
        DataGrid1.TableStyles.Add(grdTableStyle1)
        For x As Integer = 0 To ds.Tables(0).Columns.Count - 1
            DataGrid1.TableStyles(0).GridColumnStyles(x).Width = CInt(DataGrid1.Width / (ds.Tables(0).Columns.Count))
        Next

although this

Column width - Width of Datagrid / 7 (Which is how many columns I have)

won't give you the result you where looking for look here for a better solution

http://www.syncfusion.com/FAQ/WinForms/FAQ_c44c.asp#q1004q


0
 

Author Comment

by:Visual_Pro
ID: 11978901
Hey thanks for that.  You solved my problem easily :)
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

1.0 - Introduction Converting Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6) to Visual Basic 2008+ (VB.NET). If ever there was a subject full of murkiness and bad decisions, it is this one!   The first problem seems to be that people considering this task of converting…
Calculating holidays and working days is a function that is often needed yet it is not one found within the Framework. This article presents one approach to building a working-day calculator for use in .NET.
A short film showing how OnPage and Connectwise integration works.
This is a video describing the growing solar energy use in Utah. This is a topic that greatly interests me and so I decided to produce a video about it.

919 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

20 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now