DataGridView.CustomCellStyle Event

Occurs before a data cell is painted.

Namespace: DevExpress.XamarinForms.DataGrid

Assembly: DevExpress.XamarinForms.Grid.dll


public event EventHandler<CustomCellStyleEventArgs> CustomCellStyle

Event Data

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

Property Description
BackgroundColor Gets or sets the cell background color.
FieldName Gets the field name of the column that contains the cell.
FontAttributes Gets or sets whether the cell text is bold or italic.
FontColor Gets or sets the cell text color.
FontFamily Gets or sets the font family name for the cell text.
FontSize Gets or sets the cell text size.
Item Gets an object that specifies the data source’s item to which the grid’s data row corresponds.
RowHandle Gets the handle of the row that contains the cell.
TextDecorations Gets or sets whether the cell text is underlined and/or strike-through.


Handle the CustomCellStyle event to customize the appearance of each cell individually. Use the FieldName and RowHandle parameters to identify a column and row to which the cell belongs, BackgroundColor/FontColor to specify cell colors, and FontSize/FontFamily/FontAttributes to configure cell font settings.


This example shows how to use the CustomCellStyle event to customize the appearance of individual data cells within the grid.

  • Set different background colors for even and odd rows.
  • Change the font color for specified columns’ cells depending on their values.

<dxg:DataGridView x:Name="dataGridView" ItemsSource="{Binding}" 
    <!-- ... -->
using DevExpress.XamarinForms.DataGrid;
// ...

void DataGridView_CustomCellStyle(object sender, CustomCellStyleEventArgs e) {
    if (e.RowHandle % 2 == 0)
        e.BackgroundColor = Color.FromHex("#F7F7F7");
    e.FontColor = Color.FromHex("#55575C");
    if (e.FieldName == "ActualSales" || e.FieldName == "TargetSales")
        double value = (double)dataGridView.GetCellValue(e.RowHandle, e.FieldName);
        if (value > 7000000)
            e.FontColor = Color.FromHex("#00AE00");
        else if (value < 4000000)
            e.FontColor = Color.FromHex("#FF5458");
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