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DataGridColumn Class

Represents a DataGrid column.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  System.Windows.Controls.Data (in System.Windows.Controls.Data.dll)
[StyleTypedPropertyAttribute(Property = "DragIndicatorStyle", StyleTargetType = typeof(ContentControl))]
[StyleTypedPropertyAttribute(Property = "HeaderStyle", StyleTargetType = typeof(DataGridColumnHeader))]
[StyleTypedPropertyAttribute(Property = "CellStyle", StyleTargetType = typeof(DataGridCell))]
public abstract class DataGridColumn : DependencyObject

The DataGridColumn type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Protected methodDataGridColumnInitializes a new instance of the DataGridColumn class.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyActualWidthGets the current width of the column in pixels.
Public propertyCanUserReorderGets or sets a value that indicates whether the user can change the column display position by dragging the column header.
Public propertyCanUserResizeGets or sets a value that indicates whether the user can adjust the column width using the mouse.
Public propertyCanUserSortGets or sets a value that indicates whether the user can sort the column by clicking the column header.
Public propertyCellStyleGets or sets the style that is used when rendering cells in the column.
Public propertyClipboardContentBindingGets or sets the binding that provides access to cell contents for clipboard operations.
Public propertyDispatcherGets the Dispatcher this object is associated with. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public propertyDisplayIndexGets or sets the display position of the column relative to the other columns in the DataGrid.
Public propertyDragIndicatorStyleGets or sets the style that is used to render the column while it is being dragged.
Public propertyHeaderGets or sets the content of the column header.
Public propertyHeaderStyleGets or sets the style that is used when rendering the column header.
Public propertyIsAutoGeneratedGets a value that indicates whether the column is auto-generated.
Public propertyIsFrozenGets a value that indicates whether the column is prevented from scrolling horizontally.
Public propertyIsReadOnlyGets or sets a value that indicates whether cells in the column can be edited.
Public propertyMaxWidthGets or sets the maximum column width in pixels.
Public propertyMinWidthGets or sets the minimum column width in pixels.
Public propertySortMemberPathGets or sets a property name, or a period-delimited hierarchy of property names, that indicates the member to sort by.
Public propertyVisibilityGets or sets the visibility of the column.
Public propertyWidthGets or sets the column width or an automatic sizing mode.
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  NameDescription
Protected methodCancelCellEditWhen overridden in a derived class, causes the column cell being edited to revert to the unedited value.
Public methodCheckAccessDetermines whether the calling thread has access to this object. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodClearValueClears the local value of a dependency property. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodGenerateEditingElementWhen overridden in a derived class, gets an editing element that is bound to the column's Binding property value.
Protected methodGenerateElementWhen overridden in a derived class, gets a read-only element that is bound to the column's Binding property value.
Public methodGetAnimationBaseValueReturns any base value established for a Silverlight dependency property, which would apply in cases where an animation is not active. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodGetCellContent(DataGridRow)Gets the Content property value for the cell at the intersection of this column and the specified row.
Public methodGetCellContent(Object)Gets the Content property value for the cell at the intersection of this column and the row that represents the specified data item.
Public methodStatic memberGetColumnContainingElementReturns the column that contains the specified element.
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetValueReturns the current effective value of a dependency property from a DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodNotifyPropertyChangedCalled by a specific column type when one of its properties changes and its current cells need to be updated.
Protected methodPrepareCellForEditWhen overridden in a derived class, called when a cell in the column enters editing mode.
Public methodReadLocalValueReturns the local value of a dependency property, if a local value is set. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Protected methodRefreshCellContentRefreshes the contents of a cell in the column in response to a column property value change.
Public methodSetValueSets the local value of a dependency property on a DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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This abstract class provides the base functionality for all DataGrid columns.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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