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How to assign column type to auto generated columns?

We need column type to perform filtering operations in Grid, so in this KB we will see about how to set the column type for auto generated columns.


We can achieve this using dataBound event of Grid. Let us see how to set type for auto generated columns using dataBound event of Grid










DataBound event triggers at the initial rendering of the Grid. In this event we can set column type based on currentViewData.

Here we have looped the grid columns for finding the field name and we get the value of the column from the currentViewData using field name and assigned that value in type property of grid columns.


The result will be as follows.

Figure 1: Type for auto generated columns

Article ID: Published Date: Last Revised Date: Platform: Control:
7548 03/07/2017 03/07/2017 ASP.NET MVC Grid
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