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DataGridTableStyle.HeaderBackColor Property

Gets or sets the background color of headers.

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

public Color HeaderBackColor { get; set; }
/** @property */
public Color get_HeaderBackColor ()

/** @property */
public void set_HeaderBackColor (Color value)

public function get HeaderBackColor () : Color

public function set HeaderBackColor (value : Color)

Not applicable.

Property Value

A Color that represents the background color of headers.

The following code example demonstrates the use of this member.

private void Create_Table()
   // Create DataSet.
   myDataSet = new DataSet("myDataSet");
   // Create DataTable.
   DataTable myCustomerTable = new DataTable("Customers");
   // Create two columns, and add them to the table.
   DataColumn CustID = new DataColumn("CustID", typeof(int));
   DataColumn CustName = new DataColumn("CustName");
   // Add table to DataSet.
   myTableStyle = new DataGridTableStyle();
   myTableStyle.MappingName = "Customers";
   myTableStyle.HeaderBackColorChanged += 
      new System.EventHandler(HeaderBackColorChangedHandler); 
   myTableStyle.HeaderForeColorChanged +=
      new System.EventHandler(HeaderForeColorChangedHandler); 

// Change header background color.
private void OnHeaderBackColor_Click(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
   dataGrid1.TableStyles.Clear ();
      case "Red":
         myTableStyle.HeaderBackColor = Color.Red;
      case "Yellow":
         myTableStyle.HeaderBackColor = Color.Yellow ;
      case "Blue":
         myTableStyle.HeaderBackColor = Color.Blue ;
   myTableStyle.AlternatingBackColor = Color.LightGray;

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, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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