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DetailsView.CellPadding Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets or sets the amount of space between the contents of a cell and the cell's border.

Namespace: System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

public virtual int CellPadding { get; set; }
/** @property */
public int get_CellPadding ()

/** @property */
public void set_CellPadding (int value)

public function get CellPadding () : int

public function set CellPadding (value : int)

Property Value

The amount of space, in pixels, between the contents of a cell and the cell's border. The default value is -1, which indicates that this property is not set.

Use the CellPadding property to control the spacing between the contents of a cell and the cell's border. The padding amount specified is added to all four sides of the cell.

All cells in the same column of a DetailsView control have the same width. The padding amount is applied to the widest cell and all other cells in the column are adjusted to that cell width. Similarly, all cells in the same row have the same height. The padding amount is applied to the tallest cell in the row and all other cells in the row are adjusted to that cell height. Individual cell sizes cannot be specified.

To adjust the spacing between cells, use the CellSpacing property.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the CellPadding property to specify the amount of spacing between the contents of a cell and the cell's border.


<%@ Page language="C#" %>

<html>
  <body>
    <form id="Form1" runat="server">
        
      <h3>DetailsView CellPadding and CellSpacing Example</h3>
                
        <asp:detailsview id="CustomerDetailView"
          datasourceid="DetailsViewSource"
          datakeynames="CustomerID"
          autogeneraterows="true"
          allowpaging="true"
          cellpadding="10"
          cellspacing="5" 
          runat="server">
               
          <headerstyle backcolor="Navy"
            forecolor="White"/>
                    
        </asp:detailsview>
        
        <!-- This example uses Microsoft SQL Server and connects  -->
        <!-- to the Northwind sample database. Use an ASP.NET     -->
        <!-- expression to retrieve the connection string value   -->
        <!-- from the web.config file.                            -->
        <asp:SqlDataSource ID="DetailsViewSource" runat="server" 
          ConnectionString=
            "<%$ ConnectionStrings:NorthWindConnectionString%>"
          InsertCommand="INSERT INTO [Customers]([CustomerID], 
            [CompanyName], [Address], [City], [PostalCode], [Country]) 
            VALUES (@CustomerID, @CompanyName, @Address, @City, 
            @PostalCode, @Country)"
          SelectCommand="Select [CustomerID], [CompanyName], 
            [Address], [City], [PostalCode], [Country] From 
            [Customers]">
        </asp:SqlDataSource>
    </form>
  </body>
</html>


Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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