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How to: Create and Apply Table Style

This example describes how to create new table style and apply it to the table.

To create a new table style, do the following:

  1. Create a new TableStyle object using the TableStyleCollection.CreateNew method.
  2. Specify the style settings using the corresponding TableStyle properties.
  3. Add a new item in the table styles collection, represented by the TableStyleCollection instance. To do that, access the collection by the Document.TableStyles property and use the TableCellStyleCollection.Add method. Note that without adding a table style to the collection, you won't be able to apply it.
  4. To apply the newly created style to the table, set the table's Table.Style property to the corresponding object.

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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 creates a new table style from scratch, creates a table and applies a new style to a newly created table.

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