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OptionsColumnFilter.InHeaderSearchPrompt Property

Gets or sets a grayed out hint displayed in an empty header search box when the search box is activated.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraGrid.Columns

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraGrid.v21.1.dll

Declaration

[DefaultValue("")]
[XtraSerializableProperty]
public virtual string InHeaderSearchPrompt { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
String

String.Empty

A grayed out hint displayed in an empty header search box when the search box is activated.

Property Paths

You can access this nested property as listed below:

Object Type Path to InHeaderSearchPrompt
GridColumn
.OptionsFilter.InHeaderSearchPrompt
LayoutViewColumn
.OptionsFilter.InHeaderSearchPrompt
BandedGridColumn
.OptionsFilter.InHeaderSearchPrompt

Remarks

Use the GridView.OptionsFilter.InHeaderSearchMode property to enable built-in search boxes within the View’s column headers. Users can type text in the search boxes to filter against the columns.

Data Grid - In-header search box

When a search box is activated, Data Grid displays a grayed out hint in the search box.

Column header search box - prompt

Use the InHeaderSearchPrompt property to set a custom hint.

colCountry.OptionsFilter.InHeaderSearchPrompt = "Find in column...";

Column header search box - prompt-example

See Also