Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Windows.Forms.Datagrid - Hyperlink Column: How to?

Posted on 2004-09-16
7
Medium Priority
?
626 Views
Last Modified: 2010-07-27
Hi, I am coding a Hyperlink column for the Windows.Forms.Datagrid as follows:

I have derived from System.Windows.Forms.DataGridTextBoxColumn
I have overridden the paint method
I have a LinkLabel that I can use.

Now then, not worring too much about the value of the url, how do I access the cells value and paint the LinkLabel?
I presume that I can use 'this.TextBox.Text' to get the value - is this correct?

Thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:Daeljan
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:123654789987
ID: 12073760
U can try this
link

http://www.syncfusion.com/FAQ/WinForms/FAQ_c44c.asp#q888q

Search for "How do I display a column of buttons such as pushbuttons or combobox buttons? "

U can use pushbuttons as linkbutton

0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:Daeljan
ID: 12075021
How do I use push buttons as a link button?

The examples displayed are drawing bitmaps of buttons to the screen. Given that a LinkLabel has a specific look and behaviour, I don't want to redesign the wheel and emulate it, I just want to use it.

Any ideas?

Thanks.
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:Daeljan
ID: 12216355
I would like to close this question as I have solved the problem myself, and I have it all working as I wanted.

To make a custom column of any kind, create a new column type based on System.Windows.Forms.DataGridColumnStyle.
This column should maintain an array of controls of the type you want to display.
You have to add each control in the array of controls to the new column (in a loop):
DataGridTableStyle.DataGrid.Controls.Add(_controlArray[i]);

In the paint method you can set properties for each control:
LinkLabel linkLabel = controlArray[rowNum];
linkLabel.Text = GetColumnValueAtRow(source, rowNum).ToString();

The controls will paint themselves - don't worry about them.

A search in Google for System.Windows.Forms.DataGridColumnStyle will bring up many articles to help.

0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:Daeljan
ID: 12453573
I have posted in the Community support section requesting a refund because I answered my own question.

Regards
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
ee_ai_construct earned 0 total points
ID: 12485277
Question answered by asker or dialog valuable.
Closed, 200 points refunded.
ee_ai_construct (replacement part #xm34)
Community Support Admin
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Summary: Persistence is the capability of an application to store the state of objects and recover it when necessary. This article compares the two common types of serialization in aspects of data access, readability, and runtime cost. A ready-to…
Introduction Hi all and welcome to my first article on Experts Exchange. A while ago, someone asked me if i could do some tutorials on object oriented programming. I decided to do them on C#. Now you may ask me, why's that? Well, one of the re…
In this video, Percona Solution Engineer Dimitri Vanoverbeke discusses why you want to use at least three nodes in a database cluster. To discuss how Percona Consulting can help with your design and architecture needs for your database and infras…
In this video, Percona Director of Solution Engineering Jon Tobin discusses the function and features of Percona Server for MongoDB. How Percona can help Percona can help you determine if Percona Server for MongoDB is the right solution for …
Suggested Courses

610 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