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Customizing Appearance of Individual Cells

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Individual fields have their own styles that can be used to paint the field’s header and values. These styles override the styles provided by the Pivot Grid control, and can be accessed via the PivotGridField.HeaderStyle, PivotGridField.CellStyle, PivotGridField.ValueStyle and PivotGridField.ValueTotalStyle properties. If the field’s style settings are not specified or not used, it’s painted using the style settings provided by the pivot grid.

To customize the appearance of individual cells, handle the ASPxPivotGrid.CustomCellStyle event.


In this example, the ASPxPivotGrid.CustomCellStyle event is handled to specify custom style settings of individual summary cells displayed within odd rows. The PivotFieldValueStyle.TopAlignedRowValues property aligns field values to the top edge of their cells.

View Example

using System;
using DevExpress.XtraPivotGrid;
using System.Drawing;

namespace CellAppearanceCustomization {
    public partial class DefaultForm : System.Web.UI.Page {
        protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) {

        protected void ASPxPivotGrid1_CustomCellStyle(object sender, DevExpress.Web.ASPxPivotGrid.PivotCustomCellStyleEventArgs e) {
            if(!cbApplyCustomCellAppearance.Checked) return;
            if(e.RowIndex % 2 == 0) return;
            if(e.ColumnValueType == PivotGridValueType.Value && e.RowValueType == PivotGridValueType.Value)
                e.CellStyle.BackColor = Color.FromArgb(240, 240, 240);
            if(e.ColumnValueType == PivotGridValueType.Total || e.RowValueType == PivotGridValueType.Total)
                e.CellStyle.BackColor = Color.FromArgb(213, 227, 230);
            if(e.ColumnValueType == PivotGridValueType.GrandTotal || e.RowValueType == PivotGridValueType.GrandTotal)
                e.CellStyle.BackColor = Color.FromArgb(187, 211, 215);
        protected void cbTopAlignRowFieldValues_CheckedChanged(object sender, EventArgs e) {
            pivotGrid.Styles.FieldValueStyle.TopAlignedRowValues = cbTopAlignRowFieldValues.Checked;