ColumnHeaderContainerStyle Property

GridViewHeaderRowPresenter.ColumnHeaderContainerStyle Property


Gets or sets the Style to use for the column headers.

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

public Style ColumnHeaderContainerStyle { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Style

The Style to use for the column header container. The default is null.

When you implement this class as part of a GridView view mode, the value of this property is bound to the value of the ColumnHeaderContainerStyle property on the GridView.

You can customize column headers in a GridView view mode by using a variety of properties that are found in this class and in related classes. For more information about these properties, and about the precedence between them, see GridView Column Header Styles and Templates Overview.

When you set styles, some restrictions apply. For more information, see the Styling and Templating.

<object ColumnHeaderContainerStyle="{ResourceExtension StyleResourceKey}"/>


One of the following: StaticResource, or DynamicResource. See XAML Resources.


The key that identifies the style being requested. The key refers to an existing resource in a ResourceDictionary.


Property element syntax is technically possible, but not recommended. See Inline Styles and Templates. A binding reference using or is also possible, but uncommon.

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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