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Apply changes to GridStyleInfo

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43836 May 4,2006 11:00 PM Jul 3,2006 11:52 AM Windows Forms 7
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Terence Rossow
Asked On May 4, 2006 11:00 PM

Hi there, I am trying to apply the changes from one GridStyleInfo to another. The situation is that I have a toolbar which modifies a GridStyleInfo drawn from the current selection of cells, after which it fires an event which is caught to update the styles in the grid (by firing the SaveCellInfo event). I am only interested in changed properties - if a user clicks bold, I simply want to apply bold formatting to each selection, without destroying their existing formatting. If the user removes a top border, I simply want to remove that top border from the selections. I think that I should be using the GridStyleInfo.ModifyStyle function - however I am having a hard time understanding it''s behaviour. I had thought that StyleModifyType.Changes was the one I needed - but it appears to only add properties that have changed - doesn''t change existing ones or remove remvoed ones. Is this correct? If anyone can help it would me most appreciated. Cheers, TERRY ROSSOW

Terence Rossow
Replied On May 4, 2006 11:23 PM

Here is exactly what I want to do: Given a source and target GridStyleInfo (source comes from a control that modifies the style of a selection, and target is the style used by the grid), if the source has a value for a property, copy that to the target (regardless or whether the target has a value for the property or not). If the source does not have a value for a property that the target does, remove that property value from the target. Cheers, TERRY ROSSOW

Administrator [Syncfusion]
Replied On May 5, 2006 01:20 AM

Hi Terry, Please refer to the below forum thread for more details. http://www.syncfusion.com/support/forums/message.aspx?MessageID=39135 Please let me know if this helps. Best Regards, Haneef

Terence Rossow
Replied On May 7, 2006 07:31 PM

Hi Haneef, Thanks for the reply. What I am actually after here is the exact behaviours of the GridStyleInfo.ModifyStyle function for each of the StyleModifyType enumeration values. The documentation is a little vague, and my own tests of the function have not made it very much clearer to me. Thanks, TERRY ROSSOW

Terence Rossow
Replied On May 7, 2006 09:07 PM

I have a specific example of my confusion here: I have a GridStyleInfo object that applies to a cell in the grid (theCellStyle): {Interior = Pattern; None; WindowText; 255, 204, 0 Format = "#,##0" Borders.Top = Solid; Black; ExtraThin Borders.Bottom = Solid; Black; ExtraThin VerticalAlignment = Middle ShowButtons = ShowCurrentCell } I then have a style that will be applied to the row that the aforementioned cell is in (theRowStyle): {Interior = Pattern; None; WindowText; Lime } What I want to do is remove all the properties that are set in the new row style from style of each cell in the row. So in this case, I want to remove "Interior = etc" from the cell as it is the only thing shared by the cell style or the row style. I call this line of code to attempt to do this: theRowStyle.ModifyStyle(theCellStyle, Syncfusion.Styles.StyleModifyType.Exclude); What I would expect after that operation is that theCellStyle would look like this: {Format = "#,##0" Borders.Top = Solid; Black; ExtraThin Borders.Bottom = Solid; Black; ExtraThin VerticalAlignment = Middle ShowButtons = ShowCurrentCell } However, it actually ends up like this: {Borders.Top = Solid; Black; ExtraThin Borders.Bottom = Solid; Black; ExtraThin } Is this a bug? Or am I doing something wrong? Cheers, TERRY ROSSOW

Administrator [Syncfusion]
Replied On May 9, 2006 01:02 AM

Hi Terry, We regret for the inconvenience caused. We were able to see the issue here and I have logged a bug report. You could track the progress of the issue here: http://www.syncfusion.com/support/issues/grid/Default.aspx?ToDo=view&questId=2040 Thanks for your patience, Regards, Haneef

Leow Kah Man
Replied On July 3, 2006 03:46 AM

Hi, Is this issue still under testing? as specified in http://www.syncfusion.com/support/issues/grid/Default.aspx?ToDo=view&questId=2040 Leow

Administrator [Syncfusion]
Replied On July 3, 2006 11:52 AM

Hi Leow, Thanks for your feedback. This issue has been resolved in Essentail version 4.2. You can download the same from the following link: 4.2V DownloadLink Thanks for your interest in Syncfusion products. Best Regards, Hanef

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