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How to draw text, on top of the Grid like a watermark?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: GridControl |
Published Date: April 30, 2011 |
Last Revised Date: February 12, 2016

You can achieve this by deriving the Grid and overriding the OnPaint method. During override, call the baseclass, and then use e.Graphics.DrawString to draw the string.



After applying the properties, the Grid is displayed as follows.

Figure 1: Drawing text on grid like a watermark

Sample Links

CS: WaterMark_Text

VB: WaterMark_Text

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