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ASPxGridListEditor.CustomizeGridViewDataColumn Event

Occurs after the data column is created, before it is added to the grid control.

Namespace: DevExpress.ExpressApp.Web.Editors.ASPx

Assembly: DevExpress.ExpressApp.Web.v18.2.dll


public event EventHandler<CustomizeGridViewDataColumnEventArgs> CustomizeGridViewDataColumn
Public Event CustomizeGridViewDataColumn As EventHandler(Of CustomizeGridViewDataColumnEventArgs)

Event Data

The CustomizeGridViewDataColumn event's data class is CustomizeGridViewDataColumnEventArgs. The following properties provide information specific to this event:

Property Description
Column Gets the data column.
ModelColumn Gets the Application Model settings of the column.


Handle this event to customize the column after the Application Model settings are applied to it and the ITemplate templates are assigned to the GridViewDataColumn.DataItemTemplate and GridViewDataColumn.EditItemTemplate properties.

using DevExpress.ExpressApp;
using DevExpress.ExpressApp.Web.Editors.ASPx;
// ...
public class CustomizeGridViewDataColumnController : ObjectViewController<ListView, Person> {
    protected override void OnActivated() {
        ASPxGridListEditor listEditor = (ASPxGridListEditor)View.Editor;
        listEditor.CustomizeGridViewDataColumn += listEditor_CustomizeGridViewDataColumn;
    private void listEditor_CustomizeGridViewDataColumn(object sender, CustomizeGridViewDataColumnEventArgs e) {
        if (e.ModelColumn.Id == "FirstName") {
            e.Column.Caption = "Custom FirstName Caption";
    protected override void OnDeactivated() {
        ASPxGridListEditor listEditor = (ASPxGridListEditor)View.Editor;
        listEditor.CustomizeGridViewDataColumn -= listEditor_CustomizeGridViewDataColumn;

You should subscribe to this event before the View.ControlsCreated event occurs (e.g., in the overridden OnActivated method of a custom Controller). It is too late to customize columns when the grid control has already been created.

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