GridColumnCollection.ColumnByName(String) Method

Returns a column specified by its name.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraGrid.Columns

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraGrid.v20.1.dll


public virtual GridColumn ColumnByName(
    string columnName
Public Overridable Function ColumnByName(
    columnName As String
) As GridColumn


Name Type Description
columnName String

A string value specifying the column's name.


Type Description

A GridColumn object representing the column with the specified name. null (Nothing in Visual Basic) if the collection doesn't contain the column with the specified name.


This method traverses the column collection and checks whether the visited column's GridColumn.Name property matches the parameter. If a match is found, the column is returned.

To find a column by the name of a corresponding data source field, use the ColumnByFieldName method.

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