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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)

[LocalizableAttribute(true)] 
public Font HeaderFont { get; set; }
/** @property */
public Font get_HeaderFont ()

/** @property */
public void set_HeaderFont (Font value)

public function get HeaderFont () : Font

public function set HeaderFont (value : Font)

Not applicable.

Property Value

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");
}

private void AddCustomDataTableStyle()
{
    myDataGridTableStyle1 = new DataGridTableStyle();
    myDataGridTableStyle2 = new DataGridTableStyle();
    MessageBox.Show("LinkColor Before : " 
        + myDataGridTableStyle1.get_LinkColor());
    MessageBox.Show("HeaderFont Before : " 
        + myDataGridTableStyle1.get_HeaderFont());
    myDataGridTableStyle1.add_LinkColorChanged(
        new System.EventHandler(LinkColorChanged_Handler));
    myDataGridTableStyle1.add_HeaderFontChanged(
        new System.EventHandler(HeaderFontChanged_Handler));
    myDataGridTableStyle1.set_MappingName("Customers");

    // Set other properties.
    myDataGridTableStyle1.set_AlternatingBackColor(Color.get_LightGray());
    myDataGridTableStyle1.set_LinkColor(Color.get_Red());
    myDataGridTableStyle1.set_HeaderFont(new System.Drawing.Font("Verdana",
        (float)8.25, System.Drawing.FontStyle.Bold, 
        System.Drawing.GraphicsUnit.Point, (ubyte)0));

    // Add a GridColumnStyle and set its MappingName.             
    DataGridColumnStyle myBoolCol = new DataGridBoolColumn();

    myBoolCol.set_MappingName("Current");
    myBoolCol.set_HeaderText("IsCurrent Customer");
    myBoolCol.set_Width(150);
    myDataGridTableStyle1.get_GridColumnStyles().Add(myBoolCol);

    // Add a second column style.
    DataGridColumnStyle myTextCol = new DataGridTextBoxColumn();

    myTextCol.set_MappingName("custName");
    myTextCol.set_HeaderText("Customer Name");
    myTextCol.set_Width(250);
    myDataGridTableStyle1.get_GridColumnStyles().Add(myTextCol);

    // Create new ColumnStyle objects
    DataGridColumnStyle cOrderDate = new DataGridTextBoxColumn();

    cOrderDate.set_MappingName("OrderDate");
    cOrderDate.set_HeaderText("Order Date");
    cOrderDate.set_Width(100);

    // PropertyDescriptor to create a formatted column.
    PropertyDescriptorCollection myPropertyDescriptorCollection = 
        this.get_BindingContext().get_Item(myDataSet, 
        "Customers.custToOrders").GetItemProperties();
    DataGridColumnStyle csOrderAmount = 
        new DataGridTextBoxColumn(myPropertyDescriptorCollection.
        get_Item("OrderAmount"), "c", true);

    csOrderAmount.set_MappingName("OrderAmount");
    csOrderAmount.set_HeaderText("Total");
    csOrderAmount.set_Width(100);

    // Add the DataGridTableStyle instances to GridTableStylesCollection.
    myDataGrid.get_TableStyles().Add(myDataGridTableStyle1);
} //AddCustomDataTableStyle

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

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

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, 1.1, 1.0

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