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I have a form with multiple fpspread grids.  
When my form loads it loads maximized and although my anchor property is not set to expand, the grids still do.
I have some code that resizes the last column in the grid so it expands to the lenth of the grid.
I need to put this code in an event that won't fire until the controls have all been drawn and resized.
What would be the best event?
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Question by:Sheritlw
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Did you've tryed the form_Load() event?
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Can you post a sample code please?
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by:Sheritlw
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Below resizes the last column of each grid so that the column will extend out to the edge of the grid.
I have a collection that holds all my grids and would like a form event to run this, so I don't have to send each one seperatly.
If used in the load event the controls haven't been resized/painted yet.

  Private Sub ResizeGridColumns(ByVal cnt As FarPoint.Win.Spread.FpSpread)
        Dim iTotSize As Integer
        Dim iCol As Integer
        Dim i As Integer
        Dim iPad As Integer = 0
        Dim iScrollWidth As Integer = 0
        Dim cnt As FarPoint.Win.Spread.FpSpread
       
For each cnt in FGrd '(Collection of my spread grids)

            i = cnt.ActiveSheet.RowHeader.Columns(0).Width

            For iCol = 1 To cnt.ActiveSheet.Columns.Count - 2
                iTotSize += cnt.ActiveSheet.Columns(iCol).Width
            Next

            If (cnt.BorderStyle = BorderStyle.Fixed3D) Then
                iPad = 4
            End If

            If (cnt.VerticalScrollBarPolicy = FarPoint.Win.Spread.ScrollBarPolicy.Always Or cnt.VerticalScrollBarPolicy = FarPoint.Win.Spread.ScrollBarPolicy.AsNeeded) Then
                iScrollWidth = cnt.VerticalScrollBarWidth
            End If

            cnt.ActiveSheet.Columns(cnt.ActiveSheet.Columns.Count - 1).Width = cnt.Width - (iTotSize + i + iPad + iScrollWidth)


next cnt

    End Sub

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jppinto earned 2000 total points
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Try the solution presented here byy jpaulino:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/.NET/Q_24057494.html?sfQueryTermInfo=1+10+event+finish+form+load

This maybe what you need.

jppinto
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