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GridView.ShowInHeaderSearchTextBox(GridColumn) Method

Activates a built-in header search box for a specific column.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraGrid.Views.Grid

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraGrid.v24.1.dll

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


public void ShowInHeaderSearchTextBox(
    GridColumn column


Name Type Description
column GridColumn

The target column.


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

The ShowInHeaderSearchTextBox method activates and focuses a search box within a specified column header.

The following example sets the search text for the Country column and then activates the search box.

show search box example

colCountry.SearchText = "Germany";

See the following topic for more information: GridView.OptionsFilter.InHeaderSearchMode.

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