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Advanced Banded Grid Views - Column Layouts

This topic describes settings that allow you to customize a column layout within Advanced Banded Grid Views.

Expanded Banded Column Layouts

Advanced Banded Grid Views allow you to arrange column headers across rows. You can also stretch column headers vertically so that they occupy more than one row. Note that the layout of data cells will match your layout of column headers.

The column header's position is identified by the BandedGridColumn.ColIndex and BandedGridColumn.RowIndex properties. Note that the BandedGridColumn.ColIndex property is read-only and thus cannot be used for layout customization. To change a column header's position at runtime, use the AdvBandedGridView.SetColumnPosition method. This method accepts the column, its target column and row indexes as parameters. To move a column between bands, use a column's BandedGridColumn.OwnerBand property.

At design time, the column headers layout can be customized using drag and drop. This can be done directly within the grid control or within the designer's Band Designer page. Please refer to the Customizing the Band Layout topic for details on using this designer page.

Note

As for Banded Grid Views, you can move columns between bands only when the BandedGridOptionsCustomization.AllowChangeColumnParent option is enabled. Otherwise, columns can only be moved within their owning band.

The image below illustrates the BandedGridColumn.ColIndex and BandedGridColumn.RowIndex properties.

Column headers occupy several rows in the following cases:

Note

The height of a single column header row is specified by the View's GridView.ColumnPanelRowHeight property.

The image below illustrates the relation between the BandedGridColumn.RowCount and BandedGridColumn.AutoFillDown properties.

Expanded Customizing a Banded Column Layout via Code

The code below creates the layout shown in the images above. First, it assigns columns to appropriate bands using the BandedGridColumn.OwnerBand property. Next, columns are arranged within their bands using the View's AdvBandedGridView.SetColumnPosition method.

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