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Number format: Red color for negative number

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17815 Aug 17,2004 07:12 PM UTC Aug 17,2004 08:29 PM UTC WinForms 1
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Administrator [Syncfusion]
Asked On August 17, 2004 07:12 PM UTC

Hello, I''m wondering if there''s a way to emulate Excel''s number format for negative number, using the numberformat text. In Excel, it''s possible to put in color text (eg. [Red]) for the number format. The end user can change that through number format text. Is there a similar feature here? Thanks!

Administrator [Syncfusion]
Replied On August 17, 2004 08:29 PM UTC

You will have to use an event like PrepareViewStyleInfo to dynamically change the text color.
private void gridControl1_PrepareViewStyleInfo(object sender, GridPrepareViewStyleInfoEventArgs e)
{
	double d;
	if(e.RowIndex > 0 && e.ColIndex == 2 
		&& double.TryParse(e.Style.Text, System.Globalization.NumberStyles.Any, null, out d)
		&& d < 0)
	{
		e.Style.TextColor = Color.Red;
	}
}

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