GridView.ColumnHeaderStringFormat Property

Updated: July 2008

Gets or sets a composite string that specifies how to format the column headers of the GridView if they are displayed as strings.

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 string ColumnHeaderStringFormat { get; set; }
<object ColumnHeaderStringFormat="string" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.String
A composite string that specifies how to format the column headers of the GridView if they are displayed as strings. The default is null.

Identifier field

ColumnHeaderStringFormatProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

If the GridView.ColumnHeaderTemplate, GridViewColumn.HeaderTemplate, or GridViewHeaderRowPresenter.ColumnHeaderTemplate property is set, this property is ignored.

You can use several properties to specify the format of the column headers. If more than one property is set, the column header is formatted with the value of the property that has the highest priority. The format for a column can be set on several types. The following list shows the properties that can be used to format the column headers, ordered from lowest to highest priority:

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 SP1, 3.0 SP2

Date

History

Reason

July 2008

Added topic for new member.

SP1 feature change.

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