SPView.Formats Property

Gets or sets definitions for column and row formatting that are used in a datasheet view.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint
Assembly:  Microsoft.SharePoint (in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll)
Available in Sandboxed Solutions: Yes
Available in SharePoint Online

[ClientCallableAttribute]
[ClientCallableConstraintAttribute(FixedId = "viewformatdefinitions", Type = ClientCallableConstraintType.Custom, 
	Value = "It MUST be null or be an XML fragment that conforms to a ViewFormatDefinitions as specified by [MS-WSSCAML].")]
public string Formats { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
A Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML) string that contains the descriptions of column and row formatting.

The Formats property corresponds to the CAML Formats element and contains a string like the following:

<FormatDef Type="RowHeight" Value="67" />
<Format Name="Attachments">
   <FormatDef Type="ColWidth" Value="75" />
</Format>
<Format Name="LinkTitle">
   <FormatDef Type="WrapText" Value="1" />
   <FormatDef Type="ColWidth" Value="236" />
</Format>
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