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How can a get the datatype of the active column?

I use a GridDataBoundGrid and i'm trying to get the datatype of the active column (the column with the selected cell). How can i do that? I used the code below, but it doesn't seem to work because it always returns System.Int32 (while most columns contain text information). Console.WriteLine(_grid.CurrentCell.GetType()); or _grid.GetCol(_grid.CurrentCell.ColIndex).GetType(); Thanks in advance.

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AD Administrator Syncfusion Team September 16, 2003 04:16 AM

If you have not explicitly added GridBoundColumns, then you could use code like: int field = _grid.Binder.ColIndexToField(_grid.CurrentCell.ColIndex); Type t = _grid.Binder.InternalColumns[field].StyleInfo.CellValueType; If you have added GridBoundColumns, then you would use _grid.GridBoundColumns instead of _grid.Binder.InternalColumns.

RK Richard Kettelerij September 16, 2003 10:29 PM

It didn't exactly did the trick, but thanks anyway

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