CellTemplate Property
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DataGridTemplateColumn.CellTemplate Property

Gets or sets the template that is used to display the contents of a cell that is not in editing mode.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  System.Windows.Controls.Data (in System.Windows.Controls.Data.dll)

public DataTemplate CellTemplate { get; set; }
<sdk:DataGridTemplateColumn CellTemplate="templateReference"/>

XAML Values


A DataTemplate object element that defines the display for a non-editing mode. For more information, see DataGrid Styles and Templates.


A StaticResource reference to an existing DataTemplate definition.

Both attribute and property element syntax for RowDetailsTemplate are shown because defining the template inline as opposed to referencing an existing one as a resource are both equally valid scenarios.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.DataTemplate
The template that is used to display the contents of a cell that is not in editing mode. The default is null.

The following code example demonstrates how to set the CellTemplate property in XAML. This example is part of a larger example available in the DataGrid class overview.

<sdk:DataGrid x:Name="dataGrid5" 
    Height="125" Margin="0,5,0,10"
        <!-- Name Column -->
        <sdk:DataGridTemplateColumn Header="Name">
                    <StackPanel Orientation="Horizontal" VerticalAlignment="Center">
                        <TextBlock Padding="5,0,5,0"
                            Text="{Binding FirstName}"/>
                        <TextBlock Text="{Binding LastName}"/>
                    <StackPanel Orientation="Horizontal">
                        <TextBox Text="{Binding FirstName}" BorderThickness="0"/>
                        <TextBox Text="{Binding LastName}" BorderThickness="0"/>
        <!-- Address Column -->
            Header="Address" Width="300"
            Binding="{Binding Address}" />


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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