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GridOptionsHint.ShowColumnHeaderHints Property

Gets or sets whether the view displays tooltips for column headers with truncated captions.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraGrid.Views.Grid

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraGrid.v22.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Win.Grid


public virtual bool ShowColumnHeaderHints { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
Boolean true

true to display hints for column headers with truncated captions; otherwise, false.

Property Paths

You can access this nested property as listed below:

Object Type Path to ShowColumnHeaderHints


If the ShowColumnHeaderHints option is enabled, the view displays tooltips for truncated captions in column headers. The default tooltip contains the Caption property’s non-truncated value.


Use the ToolTip property to specify a custom tooltip. A custom tooltip is displayed regardless of whether the caption is truncated.

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