Accessing Columns

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The ASPxCardView control stores its columns within the ASPxCardView.Columns collection.

Specify one of the following column characteristics to access an individual column with the CardViewColumnCollection.Item property:

NOTE

When you search for a column by column identifier, the search is prioritized as follows.

  • 1) The Name property match;
  • 2) The first FieldName property match;
  • 3) The first Caption property match.

The following example uses different column characteristics to access columns.

// To access a column, specify its unique identifier name - the column's Name property is set to 'MyColumn1'. 
CardViewColumn colMyColumn = CardView.Columns["MyColumn1"];

// To access a column, specify the name of the data source field to which the column is bound - the column's FieldName property is set to 'Department'. 
CardViewColumn colDepartment = CardView.Columns["Department"];

// To access a column, specify its caption - the column's Caption property is set to 'Primary Phone'.
CardViewColumn colPhone = CardView.Columns["Primary Phone"];

// To access a column, specify its index within the Columns collection. 
CardViewColumn colFirstColumn = CardView.Columns[0];

You can use the ASPxClientCardView.GetColumn, ASPxClientCardView.GetColumnByField or ASPxClientCardView.GetColumnById method to access client columns.