Auto Filter Row
The automatic filtering row allows data to be filtered on the fly by typing text into that row. When an end-user types text into this filtering row, a filter condition is automatically created based on the entered value and then applied to the focused column. The automatic filtering row is displayed at the top of the Grid View.
The table below lists the main properties that affect element appearance.
The GridViewAppearances.Row property.
The GridView.RowCellStyle event can be handled to provide appearance settings for individual cells in a row.
The GridView.RowStyle event can be handled to provide appearance settings for an entire row.
Custom Draw Event
When the top data row is focused, an end-user can move focus to the auto filter row by pressing the CTRL + UP ARROW keys.