How to outline a group of columns in a grid

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  1. neebs
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    Apr 2007

    Posted 15 Dec 2009 Link to this post

    I need to mimic something i see in Excel spreadsheets often, where a group of columns has a single border surrounding the columns. It would be as if you could turn on vertical lines at the column level, and show a vertical line after column 5 and after column 10, thereby highlighting columns 6 through 10.

    Or a better way to do it, would be to set styles at the cell level, because I know the next thing I'll be asked to do is to color all cells in that range. So if I could override the skin to set styles on a cell by cell basis, that would be perfect. Then I could set the background color, border-left and border-right as needed. 

    I have implemented the CSS overrides of style settings successfully, so I'll pursue this as an approach, but any suggestions would be appreciated.
  2. Dimo
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    Posted 17 Dec 2009 Link to this post

    Hi Steve,

    There is no HTML and CSS support for such a look for <table>s, so your only option is to apply styles on a cell basis, as you have already done.


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    Dimo
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