This documentation is archived and is not being maintained.

DataGridColumnStyle.MappingName Property

Gets or sets the name of the data member to map the column style to.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public string MappingName { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of the data member to map the column style to.

The comparison used to match the MappingName to the data member is case-insensitive.

This DataGridColumnStyle is used to render the data in the indicated data member whenever the data source matches the one indicated by the MappingName property of the DataGridTableStyle that contains this column style.

The DataGridColumnStyle.MappingName property is usually set to the ColumnName of a DataColumn.

The following code example creates a DataGridTableStyle, and adds two DataGridColumnStyle objects to the GridColumnStylesCollection. The MappingName for each DataGridColumnStyle is set to the ColumnName of a DataColumn.

private void AddDataGridTableStyle()
   // Create a new DataGridTableStyle and set MappingName.
   DataGridTableStyle myGridStyle = 
   new DataGridTableStyle();
   myGridStyle.MappingName = "Customers";

   // Create two DataGridColumnStyle objects.
   DataGridColumnStyle colStyle1 =
   new DataGridTextBoxColumn();
   colStyle1.MappingName = "firstName";

   DataGridColumnStyle colStyle2 =
   new DataGridBoolColumn();
   colStyle2.MappingName = "Current";

   // Add column styles to table style.

   // Add the grid style to the GridStylesCollection.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0