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How to change the background color of the Header alone in DetailsView or Nested Grid?

The Background color for Header row can be changed by setting the SfDataGrid.HeaderStyle property for DetailsView Grid. When defining SfDataGrid.DetailsViewDefinition, you can customize the property setting of DetailsView Grid by defining GridViewDefinition.DataGrid.HeaderStyle.

In the following code example, GridHeaderCellControl style is customized for DetailsViewGrid via GridViewDefinition.DataGrid.


When you set AutoGenerateRelations as True, you can customize the DetailsView Grid via the SfDataGrid.AutoGenerateRelations event.

The HeaderStyle of DetailsView is customized when AutoGenerateColumns is set to True.


Here, you can see that the Header’s Background color has been changed for DetailsView Grid.


Figure 1: Header Background color changed

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Article ID: Published Date: Last Revised Date: Platform: Control:
3211 01/12/2015 02/02/2016 WinRT SfDataGrid
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