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GridColumn.FieldName Property

Gets or sets the column's unique field name. For bound columns, this property refers to a field in the underlying data source.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraGrid.Columns
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraGrid.v17.1.dll

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: String
A System.String value that specifies the column's unique field name.
The default is String.Empty.

Expanded Remarks

Bound columns retrieve their data from a data source. For these columns, the FieldName property identifies the data source field linked to a grid column. The grid column displays data from this field; and it posts data to this field after cell modification.

Unbound columns are not linked to fields in the underlying data source. However, these columns must also have their FieldName properties initialized. The field names of unbound columns must not match any field in the underlying data source.

Field names of bound and unbound grid columns must be unique.

Changing the FieldName property does not update the column's Caption property.

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