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PivotGridFieldCollectionBase.UseExtendedNameGeneration Property

Gets or sets whether or not the full name of a data source field is used to generate PivotGridFieldBase.Name.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraPivotGrid

Assembly: DevExpress.PivotGrid.v23.1.Core.dll

NuGet Packages: DevExpress.PivotGrid.Core, DevExpress.Win.Dashboard.Design


public bool UseExtendedNameGeneration { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
Boolean false

true, to use the full name of a data source field to generate PivotGridFieldBase.Name.


For instance, the pivot grid is bound to an OLAP cube containing the [DeliveryDate].[Date] and [ShipDate].[Date] fields. The following names will be generated depending on the UseExtendedNameGeneration value:

  • If UseExtendedNameGeneration is set to false, the fieldDate and fieldDate1 names will be generated.
  • If UseExtendedNameGeneration is set to true, the fieldDeliveryDateDate and fieldShipDateDate names will be generated.
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