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GridViewColumn.Header Property

Gets or sets the content of the header of a GridViewColumn.

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 Object Header { get; set; }
<object>
  <HeaderContentObject.../>
</object>
<object Header="string"/>

XAML Values

<HeaderContentObject.../>

A single element. This element can have child elements if the HeaderContentObject content model allows them.

Property Value

Type: System.Object
The object to use for the column header. The default is null.

Identifier field

HeaderProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

The Header property can be set to an object that is as simple as a string, or to an object that is as complex as a StackPanel that has embedded content. The default column header in a GridView view mode is styled as a button that is derived from ButtonBase and that has the content of the Header property as its child. To specify a template for the column header, see the HeaderTemplate or HeaderTemplateSelector property descriptions.

Properties that define the content, layout, and style of a column header are found on many related classes, and some of these properties have functionality that is similar or the same. For more information, see GridView Column Header Styles and Templates Overview.

Example

The following example shows how to set the Header property.

GridViewColumn gvc1 = new GridViewColumn();
gvc1.DisplayMemberBinding = new Binding("FirstName");
gvc1.Header = "FirstName";
gvc1.Width = 100;
<GridViewColumn DisplayMemberBinding=
                    "{Binding Path=FirstName}" 
                Header="First Name" Width="100"/>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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