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How to set the text color that appears in the WinForms GridControl cell?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: GridControl |
Published Date: April 30, 2011 |
Last Revised Date: December 18, 2019
Tags: styling

Apply text color

The GridControl uses the TextColor property of the cell’s style to set it to the Color value. In the given sample, the TextColor is applied for a particular row or column or cell or a range of cells.

 

Using GridModel

C#

//sets the text to the particular row
gridControl1.RowStyles[3].Text = "Have";
//sets the textcolor to the particular cell
gridControl1[3, 2].TextColor = Color.Red;
//sets the textcolor for range of cells
GridStyleInfo style = new GridStyleInfo();
style.TextColor = Color.Red;
this.gridControl1.ChangeCells(GridRangeInfo.Cells(3,3,2,2), style);

VB

'sets the text to the particular row
gridControl1.RowStyles(3).Text = "Have"
'sets the textcolor to the particular cell
gridControl1(3, 2).TextColor = Color.Red
'sets the textcolor for range of cells
Dim style As New GridStyleInfo()
style.TextColor = Color.Red
Me.gridControl1.ChangeCells(GridRangeInfo.Cells(3,3,2,2), style)

 

By using QueryCellInfo Event

C#

void gridControl1_QueryCellInfo(object sender, Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Grid.GridQueryCellInfoEventArgs e)
{
 //sets the text to the particular row
 if (e.RowIndex == 3 && e.ColIndex > 0)
  e.Style.Text = "Have";
 //sets the textcolor to the particular cell
 if (e.RowIndex == 3 && e.ColIndex ==2)
  e.Style.TextColor = Color.Red;
}

 

VB

Private Sub gridControl1_QueryCellInfo(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Grid.GridQueryCellInfoEventArgs)
 'sets the text to the particular row
 If e.RowIndex = 3 AndAlso e.ColIndex > 0 Then
  e.Style.Text = "Have"
 End If
 'sets the textcolor to the particular cell
 If e.RowIndex = 3 AndAlso e.ColIndex =2 Then
  e.Style.TextColor = Color.Red
 End If
End Sub

 

After applying the TextColor properties, the Grid is shown as follows,

Set the text color in a grid cell

Figure 1: Set the text color

 

Samples:

C#: TextColor

VB: TextColor

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