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GridControl.Bands Property

Gets a collection of the GridControl‘s bands.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid.v23.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Wpf.Grid.Core


public ObservableCollectionCore<GridControlBand> Bands { get; }

Property Value

Type Description

A collection of the GridControl‘s bands.


The GridControl stores its bands in the Bands collection. This collection’s methods allow you to add new and remove existing bands. The GridControlBand objects are individual bands. You can access bands by an index.

    <dxg:GridControlBand Header="Customer">
        <dxg:GridColumn FieldName="Name"/>
    <dxg:GridControlBand Header="Information">
        <dxg:GridColumn FieldName="City"/>
        <dxg:GridColumn FieldName="Visits"/>
        <dxg:GridColumn FieldName="Birthday"/>

View Example: Create a Banded View


You cannot explicitly specify a band‘s width. The width of the GridControl‘s bands depends on the width of band columns.

The following code sample sorts the GridControl‘s data agains the specified band’s column:

public partial class MainWindow : Window {
    public MainWindow() {

        grid.SortBy(grid.Bands.Single(b => b.Header.ToString() == "Information").Columns.Single(c => c.FieldName == "Visits"));


You cannot set the Bands and the GridControl.Columns properties at the same time.

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