DataGrid.ShowHeader DataGrid.ShowHeader DataGrid.ShowHeader DataGrid.ShowHeader Property

Definition

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether the header is displayed in the DataGrid control.

public:
 virtual property bool ShowHeader { bool get(); void set(bool value); };
[System.ComponentModel.Bindable(true)]
public virtual bool ShowHeader { get; set; }
member this.ShowHeader : bool with get, set
Public Overridable Property ShowHeader As Boolean

Property Value

true to display the header; otherwise, false. The default value is true.

Examples

The following code example demonstrates how to use the ShowHeader property to hide the header on the DataGrid control.

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="True" %>
<%@ Import Namespace="System.Data" %>
 
 <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
 <script language="C#" runat="server">
 
    ICollection CreateDataSource() 
    {
       DataTable dt = new DataTable();
       DataRow dr;
 
       dt.Columns.Add(new DataColumn("IntegerValue", typeof(Int32)));
       dt.Columns.Add(new DataColumn("StringValue", typeof(string)));
       dt.Columns.Add(new DataColumn("DateTimeValue", typeof(string)));
       dt.Columns.Add(new DataColumn("BoolValue", typeof(bool)));
 
       for (int i = 0; i < 100; i++) 
       {
          dr = dt.NewRow();
 
          dr[0] = i;
          dr[1] = "Item " + i.ToString();
          dr[2] = DateTime.Now.ToShortDateString();
          dr[3] = (i % 2 != 0) ? true : false;
 
          dt.Rows.Add(dr);
       }
 
       DataView dv = new DataView(dt);
       return dv;
    }
 
    void Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs E ) 
    {
       if (chk1.Checked)
          MyDataGrid.PagerStyle.Mode = PagerMode.NumericPages;
       else 
          MyDataGrid.PagerStyle.Mode = PagerMode.NextPrev;
 
       BindGrid();
    }
 
    void MyDataGrid_Page(Object sender, DataGridPageChangedEventArgs e) 
    {
       BindGrid();
    }
 
    void BindGrid() 
    {
       MyDataGrid.DataSource = CreateDataSource();
       MyDataGrid.DataBind();
       ShowStats();
    }
 
    void ShowStats() 
    {
       lblEnabled.Text = "AllowPaging is " + MyDataGrid.AllowPaging;
       lblCurrentIndex.Text = "CurrentPageIndex is " + MyDataGrid.CurrentPageIndex;
       lblPageCount.Text = "PageCount is " + MyDataGrid.PageCount;
       lblPageSize.Text = "PageSize is " + MyDataGrid.PageSize;
    }
 
 
 </script>
 
 <head runat="server">
    <title>DataGrid Example</title>
</head>
<body>
 
    <h3>DataGrid Example</h3>
 
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
 
       <asp:DataGrid id="MyDataGrid" runat="server"
            AllowPaging="True"
            PageSize="10"
            ShowFooter="true"
            ShowHeader="false"
            OnPageIndexChanged="MyDataGrid_Page"
            BorderColor="black"
            BorderWidth="1"
            GridLines="Both"
            CellPadding="3"
            CellSpacing="0"
            Font-Names="Verdana"
            Font-Size="8pt">

          <HeaderStyle BackColor="#aaaadd">
          </HeaderStyle>

          <FooterStyle BackColor="#aaaadd">
          </FooterStyle>

          <AlternatingItemStyle BackColor="#eeeeee">
          </AlternatingItemStyle>
 
          <PagerStyle Mode="NumericPages"
                      HorizontalAlign="Right">
          </PagerStyle>

       </asp:DataGrid>
         
       <br />
 
       <asp:Checkbox id="chk1" runat="server"
            Text="Show numeric page navigation buttons"
            Font-Names="Verdana"
            Font-Size="8pt"
            AutoPostBack="true"/>
 
       <br />
 
       <table style="background-color:#eeeeee; padding:6">
          <tr>
             <td style="display:inline">
                
 
                   <asp:Label id="lblEnabled" 
                        runat="server"/><br />
                   <asp:Label id="lblCurrentIndex" 
                        runat="server"/><br />
                   <asp:Label id="lblPageCount" 
                        runat="server"/><br />
                   <asp:Label id="lblPageSize" 
                        runat="server"/><br />
 
                
             </td>
          </tr>
       </table>
 
    </form>
 
 </body>
 </html>

<%@ Page Language="VB" AutoEventWireup="True" %>
<%@ Import Namespace="System.Data" %>
 
 <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
 <script language="VB" runat="server">
    Function CreateDataSource() As ICollection
        Dim dt As New DataTable()
        Dim dr As DataRow
        
        dt.Columns.Add(New DataColumn("IntegerValue", GetType(Int32)))
        dt.Columns.Add(New DataColumn("StringValue", GetType(String)))
        dt.Columns.Add(New DataColumn("DateTimeValue", GetType(String)))
        dt.Columns.Add(New DataColumn("BoolValue", GetType(Boolean)))
        
        Dim i As Integer
        For i = 0 To 99
            dr = dt.NewRow()
            
            dr(0) = i
            dr(1) = "Item " & i.ToString()
            dr(2) = DateTime.Now.ToShortDateString()
            If i Mod 2 <> 0 Then
                dr(3) = True
            Else
                dr(3) = False
            End If
            
            dt.Rows.Add(dr)
        Next i
        
        Dim dv As New DataView(dt)
        Return dv
    End Function 'CreateDataSource

    Sub Page_Load(sender As Object, E As EventArgs)
        If chk1.Checked Then
            MyDataGrid.PagerStyle.Mode = PagerMode.NumericPages
        Else
            MyDataGrid.PagerStyle.Mode = PagerMode.NextPrev
        End If 
        BindGrid()
    End Sub 'Page_Load

    Sub MyDataGrid_Page(sender As Object, e As DataGridPageChangedEventArgs)
        BindGrid()
    End Sub 'MyDataGrid_Page

    Sub BindGrid()
        MyDataGrid.DataSource = CreateDataSource()
        MyDataGrid.DataBind()
        ShowStats()
    End Sub 'BindGrid

    Sub ShowStats()
        lblEnabled.Text = "AllowPaging is " & MyDataGrid.AllowPaging
        lblCurrentIndex.Text = "CurrentPageIndex is " & MyDataGrid.CurrentPageIndex
        lblPageCount.Text = "PageCount is " & MyDataGrid.PageCount
        lblPageSize.Text = "PageSize is " & MyDataGrid.PageSize
    End Sub 'ShowStats
 
 
 </script>
 
 <head runat="server">
    <title>DataGrid Example</title>
</head>
<body>
 
    <h3>DataGrid Example</h3>
 
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
 
       <asp:DataGrid id="MyDataGrid" runat="server"
            AllowPaging="True"
            PageSize="10"
            ShowFooter="true"
            ShowHeader="false"
            OnPageIndexChanged="MyDataGrid_Page"
            BorderColor="black"
            BorderWidth="1"
            GridLines="Both"
            CellPadding="3"
            CellSpacing="0"
            Font-Names="Verdana"
            Font-Size="8pt">

          <HeaderStyle BackColor="#aaaadd">
          </HeaderStyle>

          <FooterStyle BackColor="#aaaadd">
          </FooterStyle>

          <AlternatingItemStyle BackColor="#eeeeee">
          </AlternatingItemStyle>
 
          <PagerStyle Mode="NumericPages"
                      HorizontalAlign="Right">
          </PagerStyle>

       </asp:DataGrid>
         
       <br />
 
       <asp:Checkbox id="chk1" runat="server"
            Text="Show numeric page navigation buttons"
            Font-Names="Verdana"
            Font-Size="8pt"
            AutoPostBack="true"/>
 
       <br />
 
       <table style="background-color:#eeeeee; padding:6">
          <tr>
             <td style="display:inline">
                
 
                   <asp:Label id="lblEnabled" 
                        runat="server"/><br />
                   <asp:Label id="lblCurrentIndex" 
                        runat="server"/><br />
                   <asp:Label id="lblPageCount" 
                        runat="server"/><br />
                   <asp:Label id="lblPageSize" 
                        runat="server"/><br />
 
                
             </td>
          </tr>
       </table>
 
    </form>
 
 </body>
 </html>


<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="True" %>
<%@ Import Namespace="System.Data" %>
 
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
   <script runat="server">
 
      ICollection CreateDataSource()
      {
      
         // Create a Random object to mix up the order of items in the
         // sample data.
         Random Rand_Num = new Random();

         // Create sample data for the DataGrid control.
         DataTable dt = new DataTable();
         DataRow dr;
 
         // Define the columns of the table.
         dt.Columns.Add(new DataColumn("IntegerValue", typeof(Int32)));
         dt.Columns.Add(new DataColumn("StringValue", typeof(String)));
         dt.Columns.Add(new DataColumn("CurrencyValue", typeof(Double)));
 
         // Populate the table with sample values.
         for (int i=0; i<=8; i++) 
         {

            dr = dt.NewRow();
 
            dr[0] = i;
            dr[1] = "Item " + Rand_Num.Next(1, 15).ToString();
            dr[2] = 1.23 * Rand_Num.Next(1, 15);
 
            dt.Rows.Add(dr);
         
         }
 
         DataView dv = new DataView(dt);

         return dv;
      
      }
 
      void Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e)
      { 
 
         // Load sample data only once, when the page is first loaded.
         if (!IsPostBack)
         { 
         
            ItemsGrid.DataSource = CreateDataSource();
            ItemsGrid.DataBind();
         
         }

      }

      void Check_Change(Object sender, EventArgs e)
      {
   
         // Show or hide the header depending on the user's selection.
         if (ShowHeaderCheckBox.Checked)
         {

            ItemsGrid.ShowHeader = true;

         }
         else
         {

            ItemsGrid.ShowHeader = false;

         }

         // Show or hide the footer depending on the user's selection.
         if (ShowFooterCheckBox.Checked)
         {

            ItemsGrid.ShowFooter = true;

         }
         else
         {

            ItemsGrid.ShowFooter = false;

         }

      }

   </script>
 
<head runat="server">
    <title>DataGrid ShowHeader and ShowFooter Example</title>
</head>
<body>
 
   <form id="form1" runat="server">
 
      <h3>DataGrid ShowHeader and ShowFooter Example</h3>

      Select whether to show or hide the header and footer sections
      in the DataGrid control.

      <br /><br />
 
      <b>Product List</b>
 
      <asp:DataGrid id="ItemsGrid"
           BorderColor="black"
           BorderWidth="1"
           CellPadding="3"
           ShowHeader="True"
           ShowFooter="True"
           AutoGenerateColumns="False"
           runat="server">

         <HeaderStyle BackColor="#00aaaa">
         </HeaderStyle>

         <FooterStyle BackColor="#00aaaa">
         </FooterStyle>

         <Columns>

            <asp:BoundColumn DataField="IntegerValue" 
                 SortExpression="IntegerValue"
                 HeaderText="Item"/>

            <asp:BoundColumn DataField="StringValue"
                 SortExpression="StringValue" 
                 HeaderText="Description"/>

            <asp:BoundColumn DataField="CurrencyValue" 
                 HeaderText="Price"
                 SortExpression="CurrencyValue"
                 DataFormatString="{0:c}">

               <ItemStyle HorizontalAlign="Right">
               </ItemStyle>

            </asp:BoundColumn>

         </Columns> 
 
      </asp:DataGrid>

      <hr />

      <asp:CheckBox id="ShowHeaderCheckBox"
           Text="Show header"
           AutoPostBack="True"
           Checked="True"
           OnCheckedChanged="Check_Change"
           runat="server"/>

      &nbsp;&nbsp

      <asp:CheckBox id="ShowFooterCheckBox"
           Text="Show footer"
           AutoPostBack="True"
           Checked="True"
           OnCheckedChanged="Check_Change"
           runat="server"/>
 
   </form>
 
</body>
</html>


<%@ Page Language="VB" AutoEventWireup="True" %>
<%@ Import Namespace="System.Data" %>
 
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
   <script runat="server">
 
      Function CreateDataSource() As ICollection 
      
         ' Create a Random object to mix up the order of items in the 
         ' sample data.
         Dim Rand_Num As Random = New Random()

         ' Create sample data for the DataGrid control.
         Dim dt As DataTable = New DataTable()
         Dim dr As DataRow
 
         ' Define the columns of the table.
         dt.Columns.Add(new DataColumn("IntegerValue", GetType(Int32)))
         dt.Columns.Add(new DataColumn("StringValue", GetType(String)))
         dt.Columns.Add(new DataColumn("CurrencyValue", GetType(Double)))
 
         ' Populate the table with sample values.
         Dim i As Integer

         For i = 0 To 8 
        
            dr = dt.NewRow()
 
            dr(0) = i
            dr(1) = "Item " & Rand_Num.Next(1, 15).ToString()
            dr(2) = 1.23 * Rand_Num.Next(1, 15)
 
            dt.Rows.Add(dr)
         
         Next i
 
         Dim dv As DataView = New DataView(dt)

         Return dv
      
      End Function
 
      Sub Page_Load(sender As Object, e As EventArgs) 
 
         ' Load sample data only once, when the page is first loaded.
         If Not IsPostBack Then 
         
            ItemsGrid.DataSource = CreateDataSource()
            ItemsGrid.DataBind()
         
         End If

      End Sub

      Sub Check_Change(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)
   
         ' Show or hide the header depending on the user's selection.
         If ShowHeaderCheckBox.Checked Then

            ItemsGrid.ShowHeader = True

         Else

            ItemsGrid.ShowHeader = False

         End If

         ' Show or hide the footer depending on the user's selection.
         If ShowFooterCheckBox.Checked Then

            ItemsGrid.ShowFooter = True

         Else

            ItemsGrid.ShowFooter = False

         End If

      End Sub

   </script>
 
<head runat="server">
    <title>DataGrid ShowHeader and ShowFooter Example</title>
</head>
<body>
 
   <form id="form1" runat="server">
 
      <h3>DataGrid ShowHeader and ShowFooter Example</h3>

      Select whether to show or hide the header and footer sections
      in the DataGrid control.

      <br /><br />
 
      <b>Product List</b>
 
      <asp:DataGrid id="ItemsGrid"
           BorderColor="black"
           BorderWidth="1"
           CellPadding="3"
           ShowHeader="True"
           ShowFooter="True"
           AutoGenerateColumns="False"
           runat="server">

         <HeaderStyle BackColor="#00aaaa">
         </HeaderStyle>

         <FooterStyle BackColor="#00aaaa">
         </FooterStyle>

         <Columns>

            <asp:BoundColumn DataField="IntegerValue" 
                 SortExpression="IntegerValue"
                 HeaderText="Item"/>

            <asp:BoundColumn DataField="StringValue"
                 SortExpression="StringValue" 
                 HeaderText="Description"/>

            <asp:BoundColumn DataField="CurrencyValue" 
                 HeaderText="Price"
                 SortExpression="CurrencyValue"
                 DataFormatString="{0:c}">

               <ItemStyle HorizontalAlign="Right">
               </ItemStyle>

            </asp:BoundColumn>

         </Columns> 
 
      </asp:DataGrid>

      <hr />

      <asp:CheckBox id="ShowHeaderCheckBox"
           Text="Show header"
           AutoPostBack="True"
           Checked="True"
           OnCheckedChanged="Check_Change"
           runat="server"/>

      &nbsp;&nbsp

      <asp:CheckBox id="ShowFooterCheckBox"
           Text="Show footer"
           AutoPostBack="True"
           Checked="True"
           OnCheckedChanged="Check_Change"
           runat="server"/>
 
   </form>
 
</body>
</html>

Remarks

Set this property to true to display the header in the DataGrid. The appearance of the header is controlled by using the HeaderStyle property.

Applies to

See also