DbGrid Row Color

Hi All,

I'm using the code snippet below to set a different TEXT color and RECT Background color.
It looks easy, but the text desappears when the RECT is fullfilled.
Even when I change the text color only, it does not change.
I tried to bold the text to force it returns, :-), but nothing. Any tip?

regards
Paulo

if gdSelected in State then
  begin
    DBGrid4.Canvas.Brush.Color := clAqua; // Background color
    DBGrid4.Canvas.Font.Color := clRed; // Font color
    DBGrid4.Canvas.Font.Style := [fsBold];
    DBGrid4.Canvas.FillRect(Rect);
    DBGrid1.DefaultDrawColumnCell(Rect, DataCol, Column, State);
  end;

Open in new window

paulo_psaAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

rfwoolfCommented:
Firstly make sure the event you are using is onDrawColumnCell

This is what I use and it's all I need:

begin
  if (gdselected in State) then
  begin
  dbgrid1.Canvas.Font.Color := clWhite;
  dbgrid1.Canvas.brush.color := clMedGray;
  end;

  DBGrid1.DefaultDrawColumnCell(Rect, DataCol, Column, State);
end;
0
rfwoolfCommented:
Take this line:
  DBGrid1.DefaultDrawColumnCell(Rect, DataCol, Column, State);
out of your if then statement
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Delphi

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.