GridViewColumn.DisplayMemberBinding Property

Gets or sets the data item to bind to for this column.

Namespace: System.Windows.Controls
Assembly: PresentationFramework (in presentationframework.dll)
XML Namespace:

public BindingBase DisplayMemberBinding { get; set; }
/** @property */
public BindingBase get_DisplayMemberBinding ()

/** @property */
public void set_DisplayMemberBinding (BindingBase value)

public function get DisplayMemberBinding () : BindingBase

public function set DisplayMemberBinding (value : BindingBase)

For XAML information, see the BindingBase type.

Property Value

The specified data item type that displays in the column. The default value is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The DisplayMemberBinding property associates a type of data from a data source to a column so that the column displays a set of values of that type. Examples of data source objects include XmlDataProvider objects and ObjectDataProvider objects.

The following properties are all used to define the content and style of a column cell, and are listed here in their order of precedence, from highest to lowest:

The following example shows how to set the DisplayMemberBinding property. For the complete sample, see Create a ListView with a GridView View.

<GridViewColumn DisplayMemberBinding=
                    "{Binding Path=FirstName}" 
                Header="First Name" Width="100"/>

GridViewColumn gvc1 = new GridViewColumn();
gvc1.DisplayMemberBinding = new Binding("FirstName");
gvc1.Header = "FirstName";
gvc1.Width = 100;

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0