Columns Class

Column Information.When the object is serialized out as xml, its qualified name is x:cols.

Namespace:  DocumentFormat.OpenXml.Spreadsheet
Assembly:  DocumentFormat.OpenXml (in DocumentFormat.OpenXml.dll)

[ChildElementInfoAttribute(typeof(Column))]
public class Columns : OpenXmlCompositeElement

The following table lists the possible child types:

  • Column <x:col>


[ISO/IEC 29500-1 1st Edition]

18.3.1.17 cols (Column Information)

Information about whole columns of the worksheet.

[Example:

This example shows that column 4 (D) has 'best fit' applied to it, which is also a custom width. Also, column 5 (E) is listed as having a custom width and a style applied at the column level (as opposed to the cell level).

<cols>
<col min="4" max="4" width="12" bestFit="1" customWidth="1"/>
<col min="5" max="5" width="9.140625" style="3"/>
</cols>

end example]

Parent Elements

worksheet (§18.3.1.99)

Child Elements

Subclause

col (Column Width & Formatting)

§18.3.1.13

[Note: The W3C XML Schema definition of this element’s content model (CT_Cols) is located in §A.2. end note]

© ISO/IEC29500: 2008.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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