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CrossTabStyles.HeaderAreaStyle Property

Specifies appearance settings for the Cross Tab control's header area.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraReports.UI.CrossTab

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraReports.v19.2.dll

Declaration

[DefaultValue(null)]
public XRControlStyle HeaderAreaStyle { get; set; }
<DefaultValue(Nothing)>
Public Property HeaderAreaStyle As XRControlStyle

Property Value

Type Default Description
XRControlStyle

null

A style object.

Remarks

All Cross Tab cells are divided into three areas. The following image shows how these areas look in the report preview.

The Header Area includes:

If the header area's appearance option is not set, its value is inherited from the GeneralStyle property.

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See the XRCrossTab.CrossTabStyles property description for more information about Cross Tab appearance customization.

Examples

The following example demonstrates how to create and configure the Cross Tab control in code.

using System.Drawing;
using DevExpress.DataAccess.ConnectionParameters;
using DevExpress.DataAccess.Sql;
using DevExpress.XtraPrinting;
using DevExpress.XtraReports.UI;
using DevExpress.XtraReports.UI.CrossTab;
// ...

private XtraReport CreateReport() {
    // Create a blank report.
    XtraReport crossTabReport = new XtraReport() {
        VerticalContentSplitting = VerticalContentSplitting.Smart,
        HorizontalContentSplitting = HorizontalContentSplitting.Smart
    };

    // Create the Detail band and add it to the report.
    DetailBand detail = new DetailBand();
    crossTabReport.Bands.Add(detail);

    // Create the Cross Tab control and add it to the Detail band.
    XRCrossTab crossTab = new XRCrossTab();
    detail.Controls.Add(crossTab);
    crossTab.PrintOptions.RepeatColumnHeaders = true;
    crossTab.PrintOptions.RepeatRowHeaders = true;

    // Create a data source.
    Access97ConnectionParameters connectionParameters = new Access97ConnectionParameters(@"|DataDirectory|\nwind.mdb", "", "");
    SqlDataSource ds = new SqlDataSource(connectionParameters);

    // Create an SQL query to access the SalesPerson view.
    SelectQuery query = SelectQueryFluentBuilder.AddTable("SalesPerson")
                .SelectColumn("CategoryName")
                .SelectColumn("ProductName")
                .SelectColumn("Country")
                .SelectColumn("Sales Person")
                .SelectColumn("Quantity")
                .SelectColumn("Extended Price").Build("SalesPerson");
    ds.Queries.Add(query);

    // Bind the Cross Tab control to data.
    crossTab.DataSource = ds;
    crossTab.DataMember = "SalesPerson";

    // Generate the Cross Tab's fields.
    crossTab.RowFields.Add(new CrossTabRowField() { FieldName = "CategoryName" });
    crossTab.RowFields.Add(new CrossTabRowField() { FieldName = "ProductName" });
    crossTab.ColumnFields.Add(new CrossTabColumnField() { FieldName = "Country" });
    crossTab.ColumnFields.Add(new CrossTabColumnField() { FieldName = "Sales Person" });
    crossTab.DataFields.Add(new CrossTabDataField() { FieldName = "Quantity" });
    crossTab.DataFields.Add(new CrossTabDataField() { FieldName = "Extended Price" });
    crossTab.GenerateLayout();

    // Format the cells.
    foreach(var c in crossTab.ColumnDefinitions) {
        // Enable auto-width for all columns.
        c.AutoWidthMode = DevExpress.XtraReports.UI.AutoSizeMode.GrowOnly;
    }

    foreach(XRCrossTabCell c in crossTab.Cells) {
        if(c.DataLevel == 1 && c.RowIndex != 2) {
            // Specify the format string for the "Extended Price" cells.
            c.TextFormatString = "{0:c}";
        }
    }

    // Assign styles to the Cross Tab control.
    crossTab.CrossTabStyles.GeneralStyle = new XRControlStyle() { 
        Name = "Default",
        Borders = BorderSide.All,
        Padding = new PaddingInfo() { All = 2 }                
    };
    crossTab.CrossTabStyles.DataAreaStyle = crossTab.CrossTabStyles.TotalAreaStyle = new XRControlStyle() {
        Name = "Data",
        TextAlignment = TextAlignment.TopRight
    };
    crossTab.CrossTabStyles.HeaderAreaStyle = new XRControlStyle() {
        Name = "HeaderAndTotals",
        BackColor = Color.WhiteSmoke
    };
    return crossTabReport;
}
Related API Description
XRCrossTab.DataSource Specifies the Cross Tab control's data source. If it is not specified, the report's data source is used.
XRCrossTab.DataMember Specifies the data source member that provides data to the Cross Tab control.
XRCrossTab.RowFields Provides access to the collection of the Cross Tab's row fields.
XRCrossTab.ColumnFields Provides access to the collection of the Cross Tab's column fields.
XRCrossTab.DataFields Provides access to the collection of the Cross Tab's data fields.
XRCrossTab.GenerateLayout Generate the Cross Tab cells based on the specified fields.
XRCrossTab.PrintOptions Provides access to the Cross Tab's print options.
CrossTabStyles.GeneralStyle Specifies the Cross Tab control's general appearance settings.
CrossTabStyles.DataAreaStyle Specifies appearance settings for the Cross Tab control's data area.
CrossTabStyles.HeaderAreaStyle Specifies appearance settings for the Cross Tab control's header area.
CrossTabStyles.TotalAreaStyle Specifies appearance settings for the Cross Tab control's total area.
XtraReport.VerticalContentSplitting Gets or sets a value indicating whether report controls outside the right page margin should be split across pages, or moved in their entirety to the next page.
XtraReport.HorizontalContentSplitting When the brick dimensions do not fit into the bottom page margin, specifies whether the brick content is split across two pages or moved to a new page.
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You can further customize the resulting cross-tab report in the End-User Report Designer.

See Also