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Hidden column indicator

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36971 Nov 14,2005 07:25 AM Nov 21,2005 03:43 AM Windows Forms 4
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Andreas Liebenberg
Asked On November 14, 2005 07:25 AM

Hi, When a column is resized to have a width of 0, I want the seperator in the column headings to appear thicker, to indicate that there are a hidden column. (Like in Excell) Two Questions: 1) Is there a simple property I can set to get this behaviour? 2) If not, I tried the following code relying on the QueryCellStyleInfo and all seems fine, but when I have nested tables in the grid, the QueryCellStyleInfo does not fire for all columns, what might cause this? Another problem is that this event does not fire for the nested tables. private void My_QueryCellStyleInfo(object sender, GridTableCellStyleInfoEventArgs e) { if (e.TableCellIdentity.TableCellType == GridTableCellType.ColumnHeaderCell || e.TableCellIdentity.TableCellType == GridTableCellType.TopLeftHeaderCell ) { GridColumnDescriptor gcd = this.TableDescriptor.Columns[e.TableCellIdentity.ColIndex]; if (gcd != null && gcd.Width <= 0 ) { e.Style.Borders.Right = new GridBorder(GridBorderStyle.Solid, Color.Black, GridBorderWeight.Thick); } }

Administrator [Syncfusion]
Replied On November 14, 2005 07:33 AM

There is no property setting that would do this for you. QueryCellStyleInfo should be raised for all cells no matter whether they are in nested tables or not whenever the grid needs a style. In your code, you use this.TableDescriptor.Columns. This only has the columns in the parent table. Instead, try using e.TableCellIdentity.Table.TableDescriptor.Columns which should pick out the current (maybe nested)TableDescriptor.Columns.

Andreas Liebenberg
Replied On November 16, 2005 12:25 AM

Hi, This is my code to Debug, I do NOT see all my columns headers, somehow the second column never goes through this with type "ColumnHeaderCell", Seems like all the others do. This happens on the parent table if it has nested tables. It does however show up as type "RecordFieldCell" but then it must be drawing the values. I never see the "ERROR !!!" in the parent table. What can I look for? private void MyGrid_QueryCellStyleInfo(object sender, GridTableCellStyleInfoEventArgs e) { try { GridColumnDescriptor gcd = e.TableCellIdentity.Table.TableDescriptor.Columns[e.TableCellIdentity.ColIndex]; Trace.WriteLine(gcd.HeaderText + " " + e.TableCellIdentity.ColIndex.ToString() + " Type " + e.TableCellIdentity.TableCellType.ToString() + " Width " + gcd.Width.ToString()); } catch { Trace.WriteLine("ERROR !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"); } }

Administrator [Syncfusion]
Replied On November 16, 2005 04:34 AM

You can use e.TableCellIdentity.TabelCellType to pick out the column header cells. Here is a sample. http://www.syncfusion.com/Support/user/uploads/GGC_Nested_943c78ec.zip

Administrator [Syncfusion]
Replied On November 21, 2005 03:43 AM

Thanks a lot, the code in the sample works like a charm.

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