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Setting column size in a databound grid

I've a parent form, with an mdi child, with a custom panel with a derived data bound grid on it. I'd like to set the default column sizes when my app starts. Here is how I'm setting the widths: Public Sub LayoutGrid() Dim widths() As Integer = {25, 25, 190, 63, 63, 94} Me.mcItems.SetColWidth(0, 5, widths) End Sub I've tried calling this proceedure in my derived grid's OnCreateControl, in my panel's OnCreateControl and in my child form's Load. None of them do anything. However if I add a button to my panel that calls that proceedure it works just fine. How can I do this without requiring user interaction? Is there a better way to set the initial layout of the table?

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AD Administrator Syncfusion Team October 10, 2003 09:23 AM

Set databoundGrid.AllowResizeToFit = false to stop the grid from automatically sizing the columns after you set the column widths manually. Stefan


BB Brian Bacon October 10, 2003 09:49 AM

Well now dont I feel sheepish... I thought I had done that. Thanks again Stefan.

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