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GridView.ColumnHeaderContainerStyle Property

Gets or sets the style to apply to column headers. This is a dependency property.

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

public Style ColumnHeaderContainerStyle { get; set; }
<object ColumnHeaderContainerStyle="{ResourceExtension StyleResourceKey}"/>

XAML Values

ResourceExtension

One of the following: StaticResource, or DynamicResource. See Resources Overview.

StyleResourceKey

The key that identifies the style being requested. The key refers to an existing resource in a ResourceDictionary.

NoteNote:

Property element syntax is technically possible, but not recommended. See Inline Styles and Templates. A binding reference using TemplateBinding or Binding is also possible, but uncommon.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Style
The Style that is used to define the display properties for column headers. The default value is null.

Identifier field

ColumnHeaderContainerStyleProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

The ColumnHeaderContainerStyle property and the ColumnHeaderTemplate property are both used to define the visual tree for the GridViewColumnHeader objects that represent the column headers in a GridView. The ColumnHeaderContainerStyle property can also define column header content when a ColumnHeaderTemplate is not by specified by defining a ControlTemplate for the GridViewColumnHeader object.

This property represents one of several ways to lay out and style column headers. For more information, see GridView Column Header Styles and Templates Overview.

When you set styles, there are some restrictions. For more information, see Styling and Templating.

The following example shows how to define the ColumnHeaderContainerStyle property. For the complete sample, see ListView That Uses a GridView with Templates Sample.

<Style x:Key="myHeaderStyle" TargetType="{x:Type GridViewColumnHeader}">
  <Setter Property="Background" Value="LightBlue"/>
</Style>
<GridView ColumnHeaderTemplate="{StaticResource myHeaderTemplate}"
          ColumnHeaderContainerStyle="{StaticResource myHeaderStyle}">
  <GridViewColumn Header="Year" Width="80"
        CellTemplate="{StaticResource myCellTemplateYear}"/>
  <GridViewColumn Header="Month" Width="80"
        CellTemplate="{StaticResource myCellTemplateMonth}"/>
  <GridViewColumn Header="Day" Width="80"
        CellTemplate="{StaticResource myCellTemplateDay}"/>
</GridView>

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0

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