ColumnHeaderTemplate Property

GridViewHeaderRowPresenter.ColumnHeaderTemplate Property


Gets or sets the template to use to display the column headers.

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

public DataTemplate ColumnHeaderTemplate { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.DataTemplate

The DataTemplate that is used to display the column header content. 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 ColumnHeaderTemplate property on the GridView.

If the ColumnHeaderTemplate property and the ColumnHeaderTemplateSelector property are both set, the ColumnHeaderTemplate takes precedence.

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.

<object ColumnHeaderTemplate="{ResourceExtension TemplateResourceKey}"/>


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


The key that identifies the template 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.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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