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Formatting Interface

Provides access to cell format characteristics.

Namespace: DevExpress.Spreadsheet

Assembly: DevExpress.Spreadsheet.v19.2.Core.dll

Declaration

public interface Formatting
Public Interface Formatting
public interface Formatting
Public Interface Formatting
public interface Formatting
Public Interface Formatting

Remarks

The Formatting interface provides properties to change cell format settings (Formatting.Alignment, Formatting.Borders, Formatting.Fill, Formatting.Font, Formatting.NumberFormat, etc.). The CellRange and Style interfaces are inherited from the Formatting interface, so you can use all these properties to perform direct cell formatting and create styles to apply a predefined set of format attributes to multiple cells.

For more information, see the Formatting Cells document and the Formatting Cells section of examples.

Examples

This example demonstrates how to format cells in a worksheet.

// Access the cell to be formatted.
Cell cell = worksheet.Cells["B2"];

// Specify font settings (font name, color, size and style).
cell.Font.Name = "MV Boli";
cell.Font.Color = Color.Blue;
cell.Font.Size = 14;
cell.Font.FontStyle = SpreadsheetFontStyle.Bold;

// Specify cell background color.
cell.Fill.BackgroundColor = Color.LightSkyBlue;

// Specify text alignment in the cell. 
cell.Alignment.Vertical = SpreadsheetVerticalAlignment.Center;
cell.Alignment.Horizontal = SpreadsheetHorizontalAlignment.Center;
// Access the range of cells to be formatted.
CellRange range = worksheet.Range["C3:E6"];

// Begin updating of the range formatting. 
Formatting rangeFormatting = range.BeginUpdateFormatting();

// Specify font settings (font name, color, size and style).
rangeFormatting.Font.Name = "MV Boli";
rangeFormatting.Font.Color = Color.Blue;
rangeFormatting.Font.Size = 14;
rangeFormatting.Font.FontStyle = SpreadsheetFontStyle.Bold;

// Specify cell background color.
rangeFormatting.Fill.BackgroundColor = Color.LightSkyBlue;

// Specify text alignment in cells.
rangeFormatting.Alignment.Vertical = SpreadsheetVerticalAlignment.Center;
rangeFormatting.Alignment.Horizontal = SpreadsheetHorizontalAlignment.Center;

// End updating of the range formatting.
range.EndUpdateFormatting(rangeFormatting);
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