DataGridTableStyle.HeaderForeColor Property

Gets or sets the foreground color of headers.

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

public Color HeaderForeColor { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Drawing.Color
A Color that represents the foreground color of headers.

The following code example demonstrates the use of this member.

private void Create_Table()
{
   // Create DataSet.
   myDataSet = new DataSet("myDataSet");
   // Create DataTable.
   DataTable myCustomerTable = new DataTable("Customers");
   // Create two columns, and add them to the table.
   DataColumn CustID = new DataColumn("CustID", typeof(int));
   DataColumn CustName = new DataColumn("CustName");
   myCustomerTable.Columns.Add(CustID);
   myCustomerTable.Columns.Add(CustName);
   // Add table to DataSet.
   myDataSet.Tables.Add(myCustomerTable);
   dataGrid1.SetDataBinding(myDataSet,"Customers");
   myTableStyle = new DataGridTableStyle();
   myTableStyle.MappingName = "Customers";
   myTableStyle.HeaderBackColorChanged += 
      new System.EventHandler(HeaderBackColorChangedHandler); 
   myTableStyle.HeaderForeColorChanged +=
      new System.EventHandler(HeaderForeColorChangedHandler); 
}

// Change header background color. 
private void OnHeaderBackColor_Click(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
{
   dataGrid1.TableStyles.Clear ();
   switch(comboBox1.SelectedItem.ToString())
   {
      case "Red":
         myTableStyle.HeaderBackColor = Color.Red;
         break;
      case "Yellow":
         myTableStyle.HeaderBackColor = Color.Yellow ;
         break;
      case "Blue":
         myTableStyle.HeaderBackColor = Color.Blue ;
         break;
   }
   myTableStyle.AlternatingBackColor = Color.LightGray;
   dataGrid1.TableStyles.Add(myTableStyle);
}

private void HeaderBackColorChangedHandler(object sender,EventArgs e)
{
   MessageBox.Show("Changed Header Background color to : " + 
   comboBox1.SelectedItem.ToString(),"Success", MessageBoxButtons.OK, 
   MessageBoxIcon.Exclamation);
}

// Change header forecolor. 
private void OnHeaderForeColor_Click(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
{
   dataGrid1.TableStyles.Clear();
   switch(comboBox2.SelectedItem.ToString())
   {
      case "Green":
         myTableStyle.HeaderForeColor = Color.Green;
         break;
      case "White":
         myTableStyle.HeaderForeColor = Color.White;
         break;
      case "Violet":
         myTableStyle.HeaderForeColor = Color.Violet;
         break;
   }
   myTableStyle.AlternatingBackColor = Color.LightGray;
   dataGrid1.TableStyles.Add(myTableStyle);
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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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