How-to Export gridview to Excel with properly named headers?

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  1. Tomasz
    Tomasz avatar
    1 posts
    Member since:
    May 2014

    Posted 13 Jul 2014 Link to this post

    Dear all,
    I create an application using WPF (MVVM) along with Telerik UI for WPF. I got into a problem with exporting gridview to excel using GridView's export method.
    Simply saying, all column headers that contain custom header show a type name instead of Header.Text:
    <t:GridViewComboBoxColumn  Name="InterestAlgorithmColumn"
                                                 ItemsSourceBinding="{Binding Source={StaticResource InterestAlgorithmsViewSource},UpdateSourceTrigger=PropertyChanged}"
                                                 DataMemberBinding="{Binding InvestmentAlgorithmCode, Mode=TwoWay, UpdateSourceTrigger=PropertyChanged}"
                                <TextBlock Text="Algorithm Name" TextWrapping="Wrap"  Width="100"/>

    Is there a solution for this? Maybe there is another approach since I use custom .Header section because of Business wants to have the headers wrapped and setting Wrap in GridViewComboBoxColumn seems not working.

  2. Yoan
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    1215 posts

    Posted 14 Jul 2014 Link to this post

    Hi Tomasz,

    I already answered your support ticket on the subject. For convenience I will paste my answer here as well:

    I would suggest to check the Export Custom Header help article for a reference.

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