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how do i set the width of a column in a datagrid

hi all,

how do i set the width of a column in a datagrid.Please help.Thanks in
advance.

regards,
hajash
Nov 16 '05 #1
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Hajash,

Have a look at the datagridtextbox column width (or any other style
columncomponent )

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/de...widthtopic.asp

Be aware that this does not fix it.

I hope this helps,

Cor
Nov 16 '05 #2
Hi Hajash,

if it is a web datagrid you can set it by

this.DataGrid1. Columns[x].ItemStyle.Widt h = xx;

If it is windows forms here is a sample:

To set a column width, your datagrid must be using a non-null
DataGridTableSt yle. Once this is in place, you can set the column width
by first getting the tablestyle and then using that object to obtain a
column style with which you can set the width. Here are some code
snippets showing how you might do this.

//.... make sure your DataGrid is using a tablestyle
dataGrid1.DataS ource = _dataSet.Tables["customers"];
DataGridTableSt yle dgts = new DataGridTableSt yle();
dgts.MappingNam e = "customers" ;
dataGrid1.Table Styles.Add(dgts );

//method to set a column with by colnumber
public void SetColWidth(Dat aGridTableStyle tableStyle, int colNum, int
width)

{
try

{
tableStyle.Grid ColumnStyles[colNum].Width = width;
tableStyle.Data Grid.Refresh();
}
catch{} //empty catch .. do nothing
}

// here is how you might call this method
private void button1_Click(o bject sender, System.EventArg s e)
{
DataGridTableSt yle tableStyle = dataGrid1.Table Styles["customers"];
SetColWidth(tab leStyle, 1, 200);
}
Santiago Corredoira
www.syltek.com
Hajash wrote:
hi all,

how do i set the width of a column in a datagrid.Please help.Thanks in
advance.

regards,
hajash


Nov 16 '05 #3

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