DataViewBase.ColumnHeaderStyle Property

Gets or sets a style applied to the all column headers within the View. This is a dependency property.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid.v20.2.Core.dll

Declaration

public Style ColumnHeaderStyle { get; set; }
Public Property ColumnHeaderStyle As Style

Property Value

Type Description
Style

A style applied to the all column headers within the View.

Remarks

Use the BaseColumn.HeaderStyle / DataViewBase.ColumnHeaderStyle properties to customize column headers' appearance.

NOTE

The BaseColumn.HeaderStyle property takes precedence over the DataViewBase.ColumnHeaderStyle property.

NOTE

Target Type: BaseGridHeader

Example 1

The code sample below shows how to make the CategoryName column's header blue and always show the filter button:

<dxg:GridColumn FieldName="CategoryName">
   <dxg:GridColumn.HeaderStyle>
      <Style TargetType="dxg:BaseGridHeader">
         <Setter Property="dxg:BaseGridColumnHeader.ShowFilterButtonOnHover" Value="False" />
         <Setter Property="Background" Value="LightSkyBlue" />
      </Style>
   </dxg:GridColumn.HeaderStyle>
</dxg:GridColumn>

Example 2

The code sample below shows how to apply a style to all column headers within the View:

<dxg:TableView>
    <dxg:TableView.ColumnHeaderStyle>
        <Style TargetType="dxg:BaseGridHeader">
            <Setter Property="dxg:BaseGridColumnHeader.ShowFilterButtonOnHover" Value="False" />
            <Setter Property="Background" Value="LightSkyBlue" />
        </Style>
    </dxg:TableView.ColumnHeaderStyle>
</dxg:TableView>

View Example: How to Specify Column Header Style

Header Elements

The image below shows elements that a column header can contain:

ColumnHeaderCustomization

The following table lists column header elements and contains the corresponding references to customization approaches:

Header Element Description Topic
Header Caption Identifies column content. Header Content Customization
Header Image Provides graphical information about column content. Header Image Customization
Customization Area Allows you to display custom content within a column header. Using Customization Area
Header Tooltip Displayed when a user hovers the mouse pointer over the column header. Header Tooltip Customization
Filter and Sort Glyphs Allows users to filter and sort column values. Inner Column Header Template Customization
See Also