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How to apply Transparent Color to the GridGroupingControl?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: GridGroupingControl |
Published Date: March 23, 2015 |
Last Revised Date: March 23, 2015

To apply transparent back color to the Grid, you need to create a Derived class that is inherited from the GridGroupingControl. In that derived class, override the OnParentBackColorChanged()and OnPropertyChanged() methods and set the SupportsTransparentBackColor value to true or SetStyle(ControlStyles.SupportsTransparentBackColor, True) .

  • Overriding the GridGroupingControl:

C#

VB

  • Adding custom GridGroupingControl:

In the form InitializeComponent() method, create an instance for the derived GridGroupingControl.

C#

VB

  • Set the TransparentBackColor:

C#

VB

Figure 1: Transparent color applied to the GGC

Sample Links:

C#: TransparentColorGGC-CS.zip

VB: TransparentColorGGC-VB.zip

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