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Stop Grid from shrinking

How do you stop a grid control from shrinking to fit the data. I have a grid with say only three rows of data and I want it to still fill the whole space it was given in the designer, what property do I have to set so it will.

3 Replies

AD Administrator Syncfusion Team May 24, 2004 11:01 AM

Currently, there is no property that will give you this behavior. But you can handle an event, Model.QueryColWidth and provide the colwidths dynamically there.
this.gridDataBoundGrid1.Model.QueryColWidth += new GridRowColSizeEventHandler(grid_QueryColWidth);

private void grid_QueryColWidth(object sender, GridRowColSizeEventArgs e)
{
	if(e.Index == this.gridDataBoundGrid1.Model.ColCount)
	{
		e.Size = this.gridDataBoundGrid1.ClientSize.Width - this.gridDataBoundGrid1.Model.ColWidths.GetTotal(0, this.gridDataBoundGrid1.Model.ColCount-1);
		e.Handled = true;
	}
} 


AD Administrator Syncfusion Team May 24, 2004 12:49 PM

That doesn''t help with the height of the control. My main problem is I have a bunch of grids on a form all lined up nice and neat (with enough room to hold 15+ rows), however when there is a grid that only has 3 rows it makes the form look out of sync since the control gets shrunk.


AD Administrator Syncfusion Team May 24, 2004 02:56 PM

I am sorry, I misread and thought you wanted to expand columns to fill the clientarea. You can have the grid display empty rows by setting this.gridControl1.Model.Options.DisplayEmptyRows = true; Or, you can use the code above (with the right column switch for the last row and ColWidths switched to RowHeights to have a single big row at the bottom.

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