Datagrid Header Text Binding Issues

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  1. Muralidharan
    Muralidharan avatar
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    Jan 2013

    Posted 01 Sep 2016 Link to this post

    On trying to Bind the Header Text for the Datagrid columns fails to bind, 

    telerikGrid:DataGridDateColumn Header="{Binding DateHeader}" x:Name="colGridDate" PropertyName="TestDateTime" gets filled with the property name instead of the DateHeader in the View Model.

    While defining the header as

                                <TextBlock Text="{Binding DateHeader}">

    also doesnt bind the value, whereas on Harding the Text. It displays it in the UI.(TextBlock Text="Date").

    Kindly help me in binding the value from my view model.


  2. Patrick
    Patrick avatar
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    Posted 01 Sep 2016 Link to this post

    Hello Muralidharan,

    The DataContext of the Header is the column itself (in your case, its a DataGridDateColumn), so you need to set your binding to point towards the view model. For example, use an ElementName binding or x:Bind (e.g. Text="{Binding DataContext.DateHeader, ElementName=MyPage}" ). 

    I've attached a project which illustrates the DataContext of the TextBlock.

    I hope this clears things.

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