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Range.ColumnWidthInCharacters Property

Gets or sets the width of columns that contain the cell range in characters of the default font specified by the built-in Normal style.

Namespace: DevExpress.Spreadsheet

Assembly: DevExpress.Spreadsheet.v19.1.Core.dll

Declaration

double ColumnWidthInCharacters { get; set; }
Property ColumnWidthInCharacters As Double
double ColumnWidthInCharacters { get; set; }
Property ColumnWidthInCharacters As Double

Property Value

Type Description
Double

A Double value that is the number of characters that can be accommodated into the column width when the column is formatted with the built-in Normal style.

Property Value

Type Description
Double

A Double value that is the number of characters that can be accommodated into the column width when the column is formatted with the built-in Normal style.

Remarks

To set or obtain the column width in units of measurement used in the workbook, use the Range.ColumnWidth property.

If columns containing the cell range have different widths, the ColumnWidthInCharacters and Range.ColumnWidth properties return the width of the left column.

Examples

This example demonstrates how to control the column width on a worksheet.

// Set the "B" column width to 30 characters of the default font that is specified by the Normal style.
worksheet.Columns["B"].WidthInCharacters = 30;

// Set the "C" column width to 15 millimeters.
workbook.Unit = DevExpress.Office.DocumentUnit.Millimeter;
worksheet.Columns["C"].Width = 15;

// Set the width of the column that contains the "E15" cell to 100 points.
workbook.Unit = DevExpress.Office.DocumentUnit.Point;
worksheet.Cells["E15"].ColumnWidth = 100;

// Set the width of all columns that contain the "F4:H7" cell range (the "F", "G" and "H" columns) to 70 points.
worksheet.Range["F4:H7"].ColumnWidth = 70;

// Set the "J" column width to the "B" column width value.
worksheet.Columns["J"].Width = worksheet.Columns["B"].Width;

// Copy the "C" column width value and assign it to the "K" column width.
worksheet.Columns["K"].CopyFrom(worksheet.Columns["C"], PasteSpecial.ColumnWidths);

// Set the default column width to 40 pixels.
worksheet.DefaultColumnWidthInPixels = 40;
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