how to move a label on columnwidth changeevent in listview --C# windows form

Posted on 2007-11-17
Last Modified: 2013-12-17
how to move a label on columnwidth changeevent in listview --C# windows form

i had a list view i want the sieze to be of 12 but the column name should be of 8 so i placed a label on that with 8 font but when ever i move the coloumn the label should also be moved
so can any one tell me how to move the label in columnwidth change event
Question by:kranthi4uonly
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by:Jaime Olivares
ID: 20306100
Doesn't seems like a clean solution, maybe you can try to derive a custom listview control and override the OnDrawColumnHeader method.
Here is an example where text alignment in header is changed, but you can modify to draw with a smaller font:

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ID: 20310411
hi  ihad developed the user defined control as u said the code follows like this
private void UserControl1_DrawColumnHeader(object sender, DrawListViewColumnHeaderEventArgs e)
            using (StringFormat sf = new StringFormat())
                // Draw the header text.
                using (Font headerFont = new Font("Microsoft Sans Sarif", 8, FontStyle.Regular))
                    e.Graphics.DrawString(e.Header.Text, headerFont,
                        Brushes.Black, e.Bounds, sf);

but my problem is when iam inheriting it and trying to add items from list box i cannot see any items in list view but ican see the scroll ball growing when i click the button the code for insert is as follows

private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
 string t = listBox1.SelectedItem.ToString();
            ListViewItem lv = new ListViewItem(t);
            userControl11.Items.AddRange(new ListViewItem[] { lv });
can u tell me the reason please
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Jaime Olivares earned 500 total points
ID: 20310467

Author Comment

ID: 20311075
excellent but can't i click on the column for sorting
right now i can't click the column

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