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LinkBase.CreateDetailHeaderArea Event

Occurs when a detail header section of the document is being generated.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraPrinting

Assembly: DevExpress.Printing.v24.1.Core.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Printing.Core


public virtual event CreateAreaEventHandler CreateDetailHeaderArea

Event Data

The CreateDetailHeaderArea event's data class is CreateAreaEventArgs. The following properties provide information specific to this event:

Property Description
Graph Gets a BrickGraphics object used to draw in the current report.


Handle the CreateDetailHeaderArea event to customize the detail header section of a document.

The document creation events occur in the following order:


This order may be different in descendants of the LinkBase class.

For more information on handling events, see Events and Delegates in MSDN.


The following example demonstrates how to write a LinkBase.CreateDetailHeaderArea event handler.


void link1_CreateDetailHeaderArea(object sender, CreateAreaEventArgs e) {
    string s = "I am the Detail Header Area";
    e.Graph.StringFormat = new BrickStringFormat(StringAlignment.Center, StringAlignment.Center);
    e.Graph.Font = new DXFont("Comic Sans MS", 10); 
    e.Graph.BackColor = Color.LightGreen;
    e.Graph.ForeColor = Color.Green;
    SizeF sz = e.Graph.MeasureString(s);
    sz.Width += 2;
    RectangleF r = new RectangleF(new PointF(0,0),sz);
    e.Graph.DrawString(s, r);    
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