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WPF data grid width property

Posted on 2015-02-16
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Hi,

I am using WPF data grid in one of my projects, I have 2 columns in the datagrid. I have to set the width of each column dynamically. I mean i have 2 properties called Col1Width and col2 Width

Ex.

Public int Col1Width{get; set;}
public int col2Width{get;set;}

i will set the values to Col1Width and Col2Width in the constructor.

in my Xaml, I have written the below statement

<datagrid>
    <datagridtextcolumn header="Col 1" width="{Binding Path=Col1Width, Mode=TwoWay}"
    <datagridtextcolumn header="Col 2" width="{Binding Path=Col2Width, Mode=TwoWay}"
</datagrid>

But i am unable to get the column width changed. Can anyone guide me in getting the above requirement

Thanks,
Raj
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by:Éric Moreau
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Have you trid binding ActualWidth instead of Width?
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No i could not see the ActualWidth property
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by:rajeeva_nagaraj
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Is it necessary to go for dependencyobject?

with the below code, i can able to set the width to a textbox. But i am not getting the same for datagrid column

width="{Binding Path=Col2Width, Mode=TwoWay}
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by:Éric Moreau
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don't forget that a grid is much more complex then a textbox
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by:haggard
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It looks like the data property is an int. Width is a double and this will cause a binding error in a GridViewColumn width.
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