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      How to: Apply a Style to a Cell or Range of Cells
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How to: Format a Cell or Range of Cells

The actual cell appearance is determined by the format settings specified by the applied style and the cell's format settings. Each of these formatting types provides a set of flags (Formatting.Flags). Each flag corresponds to a specific group of format attributes. These flags determine whether to use attributes specified in the applied style or attributes specified directly for the cell.

Group

Attributes

Flag

Alignment Horizontal and vertical alignment of cell content, indentation and text wrap. StyleFlags.Alignment
Borders Cell border line styles and colors. StyleFlags.Borders
Fill Cell background color. StyleFlags.Fill
Font Cell font settings (name, style, color and size). StyleFlags.Font
Number Format Cell number format. StyleFlags.Number
Protection Cell protection options (Locked and Hidden). StyleFlags.Protection

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A complete sample project is available in the DevExpress Code Examples database at http://www.devexpress.com/example=E4339.

This example demonstrates how to format cells in a worksheet.

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