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DataViewBase.ShowEmptyText Property

Gets or sets whether to show the No Records text when the GridControl‘s data area displays no records.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid.v22.2.Core.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Wpf.Grid.Core


public bool ShowEmptyText { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
Boolean false

true to show the No Records text; otherwise, false.


Set the ShowEmptyText property to true to show the No Records text in the following cases:

  • The GridControl‘s data source is not specified or empty.

  • A filter/search query has no results.


In master-detail mode, the No Records text is displayed in the master grid only.

Customize Text

The following code sample changes the No Records Found text:

DataViewBase - Custom Empty Text

    <dxg:TableView ShowEmptyText="True">
                <dxg:RuntimeStringIdInfo Id="NoRecordsFound" Value="Custom text"/>

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