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DataGridTableStyle.HeaderFont Property

Gets or sets the font used for header captions.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public Font HeaderFont { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Drawing.Font
The Font used for captions.

To set header caption text, use the HeaderText property of the DataGridColumnStyle class.

The following code example demonstrates the use of this member.


private void AddCustomDataTableStyle()
{
   myDataGridTableStyle1 = new DataGridTableStyle();
   myDataGridTableStyle2 = new DataGridTableStyle();

   MessageBox.Show("LinkColor Before : "
      +myDataGridTableStyle1.LinkColor);
   MessageBox.Show("HeaderFont Before : "
      +myDataGridTableStyle1.HeaderFont);

   myDataGridTableStyle1.LinkColorChanged +=
      new System.EventHandler(LinkColorChanged_Handler);
   myDataGridTableStyle1.HeaderFontChanged 
      += new System.EventHandler(HeaderFontChanged_Handler);
   myDataGridTableStyle1.MappingName = "Customers";

   // Set other properties.
   myDataGridTableStyle1.AlternatingBackColor = Color.LightGray;
   myDataGridTableStyle1.LinkColor = Color.Red;         
   myDataGridTableStyle1.HeaderFont = 
      new System.Drawing.Font("Verdana",
         8.25F,
         System.Drawing.FontStyle.Bold, 
         System.Drawing.GraphicsUnit.Point,
         ((System.Byte)(0)));

   // Add a GridColumnStyle and set its MappingName.             
   DataGridColumnStyle myBoolCol = new DataGridBoolColumn();
   myBoolCol.MappingName = "Current";
   myBoolCol.HeaderText = "IsCurrent Customer";
   myBoolCol.Width = 150;
   myDataGridTableStyle1.GridColumnStyles.Add(myBoolCol);

   // Add a second column style.
   DataGridColumnStyle myTextCol = new DataGridTextBoxColumn();
   myTextCol.MappingName = "custName";
   myTextCol.HeaderText = "Customer Name";
   myTextCol.Width = 250;
   myDataGridTableStyle1.GridColumnStyles.Add(myTextCol);

   // Create new ColumnStyle objects
   DataGridColumnStyle cOrderDate = new DataGridTextBoxColumn();
   cOrderDate.MappingName = "OrderDate";
   cOrderDate.HeaderText = "Order Date";
   cOrderDate.Width = 100;

   // PropertyDescriptor to create a formatted column.
   PropertyDescriptorCollection myPropertyDescriptorCollection = this.BindingContext
      [myDataSet, "Customers.custToOrders"].GetItemProperties(); 

   DataGridColumnStyle csOrderAmount = 
      new DataGridTextBoxColumn(myPropertyDescriptorCollection["OrderAmount"], "c", true);
   csOrderAmount.MappingName = "OrderAmount";
   csOrderAmount.HeaderText = "Total";
   csOrderAmount.Width = 100;

   // Add the DataGridTableStyle instances to GridTableStylesCollection.
   myDataGrid.TableStyles.Add(myDataGridTableStyle1);

}
private void LinkColorChanged_Handler(object sender,EventArgs e)
{         
  MessageBox.Show("LinkColor changed to 'RED'", "DataGridTableStyle");
}

private void HeaderFontChanged_Handler(object sender,EventArgs e)
{                  
   MessageBox.Show("HeaderFont changed to 'VERDANA'",
      "DataGridTableStyle");
}


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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