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What is the difference between BorderMargins and TextMargins?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: GridControl |
Published Date: April 30, 2011 |
Last Revised Date: April 20, 2015
Tags: styling

TextMargins

This specifies the space that should be left for margins to the left/right/top/bottom. That is, the area between the text rectangle and the client rectangle of the cell without borders.

C#

VB

The following screenshot illustrates the Grid control with Text Margin.

Figure 1: Text margin in grid Control

BorderMargins

This property is used to reserve more space for the borders in cases like drawing custom borders. This specifies the area between the cell rectangle and the inner rectangle of the cell.

You can refer to the CustomBorders sample in the Grid.Windows\Samples\In Depth\CustomBorders folder that is shipped with the product to get more information about the custom borders.

C#

VB

The following screenshot illustrates the Grid control with Border Margin.

Figure 2: Border Margin in Grid Control

Sample Link

TextAndBorderMargin-CS.zip

TextAndBorderMargin-VB.zip

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