Bind column to specific index of List<object>

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  1. Eric
    Eric avatar
    28 posts
    Member since:
    Nov 2007

    Posted 23 Aug 2015 Link to this post

    Can you bind a column to a specific index in a List, without using a hierarchical grid?

    For example, with the following data structure:

    public class Survey {
        public string Name { get; set; }
        public List<string> Answers { get; set; }
        public Survey() {
            Answers = new List<string>();

    The grid is bound to a data source of List<Survey>.  

    I can obviously create a column with a FieldName of: "Name".

    Can I create a column with a FieldName of: "Answers[0]"?


    I looked at the documentation article Binding to Sub Objects, and I didn't notice any restrictions on this.




  2. Stefan
    Stefan avatar
    2906 posts

    Posted 24 Aug 2015 Link to this post

    Hello Eric,

    Thank you for writing.

    You cannot bind a column to a certain record, but perhaps you can have a combo box column, and set the data source for each cell when it gets into edit mode. This approach is demonstrates here:

    I hope that this will work for you.

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