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 Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.DataGridViewColumnHeaderCell

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;

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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