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miro mrazik
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miro mrazik asked on 21 Nov 2010, 12:12 PM
Greetings,

I put this RadGridView on my WPF form:

<telerikStyle:RadGridView x:Name="gvOutbox" IsReadOnly="True" CanUserReorderColumns="True" CanUserResizeColumns="True" CanUserSortColumns="True"                   
SelectionMode="Extended" telerikStyle:StyleManager.Theme="Office_Blue"/>

This C# code simply loads data from database using Linq to EF:

var db = new MyEntities();
  
var records = from d in db.Records
              select d;
  
gvOutbox.ItemsSource = records;

Everything's fine. Data is loaded into my grid, but one of my database field is of type TEXT and it holds multiline text. Now when I scroll horizontally through columns, GridView changes the height of the rows automatically when the multiline column is visible/invisible.
How can I turn this behavior off? I'd like to see just first line of the multiline text and elipses button in that column and of course I want to have static height of my rows.

Thank you

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Milan
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answered on 22 Nov 2010, 08:56 AM
Hello miro mrazik,

RadGridView has a property called RowHeight which will allow you to set a static height for all rows. Could you please try setting RowHeight to 25, for example.


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Veselin Vasilev
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answered on 22 Nov 2010, 09:24 AM
Hello miro mrazik,

Please find attached a sample project. It defines a CellTemplate and trims the long text.
In addition, you can benefit the ToolTipTemplate property to show the full text on mouse over.

Hope this helps.

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miro mrazik
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answered on 22 Nov 2010, 09:26 AM
Hi,

I've already tried that property. Here is my xaml:

<Window x:Class="RadGridViewRowHeight.MainWindow"
        Title="MainWindow" Height="350" Width="525" xmlns:telerik="http://schemas.telerik.com/2008/xaml/presentation">
    <Grid>
        <telerik:RadGridView  Name="radGridView1" RowHeight="25" AutoGenerateColumns="True"/>
    </Grid>
</Window>

Here is my C# code:
public partial class MainWindow : Window
 {
     class Customer
     {
         public int ID { get; set; }
         public string Name { get; set; }
         public string Address { get; set; }
     }
 
     public MainWindow()
     {
         InitializeComponent();
 
         var listOfCustomers = new List<Customer>();
         listOfCustomers.Add(new Customer { ID = 1, Name = "Miroslav Mrazik", Address = "Somewhere in Slovakia\nIn my hometown\nSlovakia" });
 
         radGridView1.ItemsSource = listOfCustomers;
     }
 }

The result is a single line with height greater than 25 and it shows whole address in Address field (all three lines). 
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miro mrazik
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answered on 22 Nov 2010, 09:55 AM
Thank you Veselin for an example. That's what I'm trying to reach but my problem is that I have too much fields in my database table, so I would like to be able to set the row height and trim the text field value in run-time with AutoGenerateColumns set to True. Is there any way how to do that or I have to simply turn autogenerating columns off and hardcode all of my columns?

 
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Veselin Vasilev
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answered on 25 Nov 2010, 12:35 PM
Hello miro mrazik,

Please find attached the modified project.

Hope it helps.

Sincerely yours,
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answered on 13 Sep 2016, 06:00 AM
RowHeight Property dont work if ExpressionDark theme used
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Dilyan Traykov
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answered on 13 Sep 2016, 02:03 PM
Hello Sergey,

I'm attaching a sample project where the RowHeight property is respected in both parent and child RadGridView instances. Could you please have a look at it and let me know whether I've missed something of importance?

May I also kindly ask you to continue this discussion in the other forum thread you've responded to? Thank you in advance for your cooperation and understanding.

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