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DataGridColumn.Visibility Property

Gets or sets the visibility of the column.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

'Declaration
Public Property Visibility As Visibility
<object Visibility="Visibility" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Visibility
An enumeration value that specifies the column visibility. The registered default is Visible. For information about what can influence the value, see DependencyProperty.

To hide a column, set its Visibility property to Collapsed.

The following example shows how to set the visibility of the column.

<CheckBox Content="View Customer Details" Checked="CheckBox_Checked" Unchecked="CheckBox_Unchecked" />


...


<!-- ItemsSource is a DataTable that contains a list of customers.  The DataTable columns are  
     Title, FirstName, MiddleName, LastName, Suffix, CompanyName, EmailAddress, and Phone.-->
<DataGrid Grid.Row="1" Name="DG1" ItemsSource="{Binding}" AutoGeneratingColumn="DG1_AutoGeneratingColumn"  />
Private Sub DG1_AutoGeneratingColumn(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As DataGridAutoGeneratingColumnEventArgs)
    'Set properties on the columns during auto-generation 
    Select Case e.Column.Header.ToString()
        Case "LastName"
            e.Column.CanUserSort = False
            e.Column.Visibility = Visibility.Visible
            Exit Select 
        Case "FirstName"
            e.Column.Visibility = Visibility.Visible
            Exit Select 
        Case "CompanyName"
            e.Column.Visibility = Visibility.Visible
            Exit Select 
        Case "EmailAddress"
            e.Column.Visibility = Visibility.Visible
            Exit Select 
        Case Else
            e.Column.Visibility = Visibility.Collapsed
            Exit Select 

    End Select 
End Sub 

Private Sub CheckBox_Checked(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As RoutedEventArgs)
    'Make each column in the collection visible 
    For Each col As DataGridColumn In DG1.Columns
        col.Visibility = Visibility.Visible
    Next 
End Sub 

Private Sub CheckBox_Unchecked(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As RoutedEventArgs)
    'Get the columns collection 
    Dim columns As ObservableCollection(Of DataGridColumn) = DG1.Columns

    'set the visibility for each column so only 4 columns are visible 
    For Each col As DataGridColumn In columns
        Select Case col.Header.ToString()
            Case "LastName"
                col.Visibility = Visibility.Visible
                Exit Select 
            Case "FirstName"
                col.Visibility = Visibility.Visible
                Exit Select 
            Case "CompanyName"
                col.Visibility = Visibility.Visible
                Exit Select 
            Case "EmailAddress"
                col.Visibility = Visibility.Visible
                Exit Select 
            Case Else
                col.Visibility = Visibility.Collapsed
                Exit Select 
        End Select 

    Next 
End Sub

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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