We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website. If you continue to browse, then you agree to our privacy policy and cookie policy. Image for the cookie policy date
Unfortunately, activation email could not send to your email. Please try again.
Syncfusion Feedback

How to create Custom Column in the DetailsViewDataGrid?

Platform: WinRT |
Control: SfDataGrid |
Published Date: March 4, 2015 |
Last Revised Date: January 23, 2016 |
.NET Framework: 4.5.1 |
Product Version:

In the SfDataGrid, you can create your own columns apart from the predefined columns. To know more about creating custom columns in WPF, refer here and for WinRT, refer here. Likewise, you can also add custom columns in the DetailsViewDataGrid. To add custom columns to the DetailsViewDataGrid, you can use the following code.


Like the SfDataGrid, you cannot directly add the custom renderer to the CellRenderers collection of the DataGrid (which is defined in the GridViewDefinition) as follows:


Since, CellRenderers are not copied to other DetailsViewDataGrids, you need to get the DetailsViewDataGrid from the DetailsViewExpanded event whenever the record is expanded and add the custom renderer to the CellRenderers collection of that DetailsViewDataGrid. Here, the DatePicker column is added to the DetailsViewDataGrid. You can refer to the following code example to add custom renderer to the DetailsViewDataGrid.


By using the Record from the event argument, you can get the row index with the help of the ResolveToRowIndex method; and from the row index, you can get the record index. From the record index and relational column, you can get the current DetailsViewDataGrid by using the GetDetailsViewGrid method. And finally, you need to add the custom renderer, DatePickerRenderer, to the DetailsViewDataGrid renderer collection. In the following screenshot, custom column, that is DatePicker column, has been added to the DetailsViewDataGrid.


Figure 1: Custom DatePicker column added to the DetailsViewDataGrid (WPF)

Figure 2: Custom DatePicker column added to DetailsViewDataGrid (WinRT)






You must log in to leave a comment

Please sign in to access our KB

This page will automatically be redirected to the sign-in page in 10 seconds.

Up arrow icon

Warning Icon You are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer that may not display all features of this and other websites. Upgrade to Internet Explorer 8 or newer for a better experience.Close Icon

Live Chat Icon For mobile