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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.v24.1.dll

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


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
.OptionsHint .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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