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Format for null values

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64863 Jul 24,2007 08:27 AM Jul 24,2007 10:55 AM Windows Forms 1
Tags: GridControl
Lucia Diaconu
Asked On July 24, 2007 08:27 AM

Is there a way to define a string to be displayed for null values in a cell?

I want to display a - sign when null values appear in any cell, regardless of the column type.

haneefm [Syncfusion]
Replied On July 24, 2007 10:55 AM

Hi Lucia,

You can do this dynamically in DrawCellDisplayText. This way you do not modify the actual datatable values, but instead just change what the grid displays.

private void gridDataBoundGrid1_DrawCellDisplayText(object sender, GridDrawCellDisplayTextEventArgs e)
if(e.Style.CellIdentity.ColIndex == 1)
if(e.Style.CellValue == null && e.DisplayText == String.Empty)
e.DisplayText = "-";
e.Cancel = true;

Best regards,


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