change datagrid column display format

I am displaying data using a datagrid. However, when I display a datetime field from MS SQLserver, it only displays the date, and not the time.

Is there a way to change the format of a column in a datagrid so that both the date and the time are displayed?


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If you are not using datagrid tablestyle, after you set the datasource of the datagrid, add the following code:

        Dim myGridTableStyle As DataGridTableStyle = New DataGridTableStyle
        myGridTableStyle.MappingName = DataGrid1.DataSource.TableName

        'ColumnNumber1 is the datetime column number
        Dim myTextBoxColumn1 As DataGridTextBoxColumn = DataGrid1.TableStyles(0).GridColumnStyles(ColumnNumber1)
        myTextBoxColumn1.Format = "yyyy/MM/dd HH:mm:ss"

If you are using table style, just add  myTextBoxColumn1.Format = "yyyy/MM/dd HH:mm:ss" to that column.

brokeMyLegBikingAuthor Commented:
that seems like a lot of lines of code just to change the format for one column.

I don't quite understand what the code is doing here. Is it reading in a table that contains styles for each column?
To change the format of one column, you have to use tablestyle. The first part of the code adds tablestyle(default) to the datagrid. The second part gets the column and sets the format, and you can add more code to set other properties of that column. e.g.
        myTextBoxColumn1.HeaderText = "ColumnName"
        myTextBoxColumn1.Width = 100
        myTextBoxColumn1.NullText = ""

Make the column look nicer.

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