Grid.ShowGridLines Property

July 28, 2014

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether grid lines are visible within this Grid.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: Not mapped to an xmlns.

public bool ShowGridLines { get; set; }
<Grid ShowGridLines="bool"/>

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if grid lines are visible; otherwise, false. The default value is false.

Dependency property identifier field: ShowGridLinesProperty

Enabling grid lines creates dotted lines around all the elements within a Grid, as shown in the following illustration.

Shows a Grid with ShowGridLines set to True

Only dotted lines are available because this property is intended as a design tool to debug layout problems. Setting ShowGridLines to true is not intended for use in production-quality code. If you want lines inside a Grid, style the elements within the Grid to have borders. For more information, see Border.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

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