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DataControlBase.EnableSmartColumnsGeneration Property

Gets or sets whether to enable smart columns generation feature. This is a dependency property.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid.v24.1.Core.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Wpf.Grid.Core


public bool EnableSmartColumnsGeneration { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

true to enable smart columns generation feature; otherwise, false.


If the EnableSmartColumnsGeneration property is set to true, the grid automatically configures columns according to information specified in the underlying data source using Data Annotation Attributes and DevExpress Fluent API.

View Example: Apply Data Annotations

Refer to the Smart Columns Generation topic for a complete list of supported data types and corresponding data editors.

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