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How to get the tags when the style.Tag is set through PrepareViewStyleInfo or QueryCellInfo events?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: GridControl

When a tag of a cell style is set through ‘’ event, that tag value cannot be retrieved using `this.grid[0,1].Tag`. Instead, you can make use of GetView() method for retrieving the tag in such cases.


  this.gridControl1.PrepareViewStyleInfo += gridControl1_PrepareViewStyleInfo;
private void gridControl1_PrepareViewStyleInfo(object sender, GridPrepareViewStyleInfoEventArgs e)
    if (e.RowIndex == 0 && e.ColIndex == 1)
        e.Style.Text = "Header1";
        e.Style.Tag = "Test tag";
private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
    object obj = new object();
    obj = this.gridControl1.GetViewStyleInfo(0, 1).Tag;



Private Me.gridControl1.PrepareViewStyleInfo += AddressOf gridControl1_PrepareViewStyleInfo
Private Sub gridControl1_PrepareViewStyleInfo(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As GridPrepareViewStyleInfoEventArgs)
 If e.RowIndex = 0 AndAlso e.ColIndex = 1 Then
  e.Style.Text = "Header1"
  e.Style.Tag = "Test tag"
 End If
End Sub
Private Sub button1_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)
 Dim obj As New Object()
 obj = Me.gridControl1.GetViewStyleInfo(0, 1).Tag
End Sub


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