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How to read datatemplate name from gridview column definition

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Karel
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Karel asked on 06 Aug 2014, 08:22 AM
Hi,

I am trying to create gridview's columns dynamically and it works ok, I have my own object with all properties I want to set on columns. One of them is CellTemplateName so I can set column.CellTemplate = Resources[columnDefinition.CellTemplateName] as DataTemplate and it works ok.

The problem is when I want to read and save column definitions from gridview. Then I don't know how to get this CellTemplateName. I tried to get column.CellTemplate.DataTemplateKey but it is null.

Can you help what is the right way how to get the correct resource name of the cellTemplate?

Thank you,
Karel Bem

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Dimitrina
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answered on 07 Aug 2014, 08:56 AM
Hi Karel,

I am afraid there is not such a property holding the name/key of the DataTemplate set as column's CellTemplate available.
As to Binding columns dynamically, you can check this github example on Binding columns from view model which allows dynamically adding and removing columns. 
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Didie
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