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ColumnViewOptionsView.ShowViewCaption Property

Gets or sets whether the View Caption is displayed above the View.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraGrid.Views.Base

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraGrid.v24.1.dll

NuGet Packages: DevExpress.Win.Grid, DevExpress.Win.Navigation


public virtual bool ShowViewCaption { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
Boolean false

true if the View Caption is displayed above the View; otherwise, false.

Property Paths

You can access this nested property as listed below:

Object Type Path to ShowViewCaption
.OptionsView .ShowViewCaption


View Captions display the BaseView.ViewCaption property’s value.

In the following image, the ShowViewCaption property is set to true, for the main and detail Views. The BaseView.ViewCaption property for these Views is set to “Categories” and “Products” respectively.


gridView1.OptionsView.ShowViewCaption = true;
gridView1.ViewCaption = "Categories";
gridView2.OptionsView.ShowViewCaption = true;
gridView2.ViewCaption = "Products";

Use the ColumnViewAppearances.ViewCaption property to customize the appearance settings of the View Caption.

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