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DataGridViewColumn.HeaderCell Property

Gets or sets the DataGridViewColumnHeaderCell that represents the column header.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in system.windows.forms.dll)

public DataGridViewColumnHeaderCell HeaderCell { get; set; }
/** @property */
public DataGridViewColumnHeaderCell get_HeaderCell ()

/** @property */
public void set_HeaderCell (DataGridViewColumnHeaderCell value)

public function get HeaderCell () : DataGridViewColumnHeaderCell

public function set HeaderCell (value : DataGridViewColumnHeaderCell)

Not applicable.

Property Value

A DataGridViewColumnHeaderCell that represents the header cell for the column.

The header of a column is typically used to display a column label. Depending on the current values of the SortMode and DataGridView.SelectionMode properties, users can also click the column header to sort or select the column.

The following code example uses the HeaderCell property to change column header style and contents.

// Style and number columns.
private void Button8_Click(object sender,
    EventArgs args)
    DataGridViewCellStyle style = new DataGridViewCellStyle();
    style.Alignment =
    style.ForeColor = Color.IndianRed;
    style.BackColor = Color.Ivory;

    foreach (DataGridViewColumn column in dataGridView.Columns)
        column.HeaderCell.Value = column.Index.ToString();
        column.HeaderCell.Style = style;

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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