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GridColumn.Name Property

Gets or sets the column name.

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

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: String
A System.String value specifying the column name.
The default is String.Empty.

Expanded Remarks

GridColumn objects are Component descendants, so they can be directly accessed in code using their names. Therefore, the Name property specifies the string that can be used in code to access the column. Note that changing the Name property at runtime has no effect.

You can also use the Name property to identify a column when handling column related events, etc. Refer to the Accessing and Identifying Columns help topic for more information on identifying columns.

Note

When saving/restoring a View's layout, ensure that column names are set to unique values. Take particular note of that if columns are created in code, as in this instance, column names are not initialized automatically and they must be set manually.

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