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How to: Merge and Split Table Cells

The following example illustrates how to merge and split table cells programmatically.

Expanded Merge Cells

To merge cells, use the Table.MergeCells method with the passed cells marking a range to be merged. As a result, all the cells falling to the stated range will be combined into a single cell. The content of all the merged cells will persist.

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A complete sample project is available in the DevExpress Code Examples database at http://www.devexpress.com/example=E5219.

This code snippet performs the following:
  • creates a table containing 6 rows and 8 columns
  • merges cells horizontally in the third row from the third to the sixth column
  • merges cells vertically in the third column from the fourth to the eighth row

The image below illustrates the result of code execution.

Expanded Split Cells

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A complete sample project is available in the DevExpress Code Examples database at http://www.devexpress.com/example=E5219.

The following code snippet splits a table cell into three by using the TableCell.Split method.

The result is illustrated below.

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