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GroupByBoxStyle Enumeration
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Infragistics.Win.UltraWinGrid Namespace : GroupByBoxStyle Enumeration

Constants that specify whether the GroupByBox will appear at full size or compacted

Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Public Enum GroupByBoxStyle 
   Inherits System.Enum
C# 
public enum GroupByBoxStyle : System.Enum 

Members

MemberDescription
Compact Compact. The GroupByBox will appear compacted, occupying the least amount of screen real estate possible.
Full Full. The GroupByBox will appear at its full size.

Example

Following code configures the look of group-by-box in the ultragrid. Group-by-box is where the user can drag and drop columns to group rows by those columns.

Visual BasicCopy Code
Imports Infragistics.Shared
Imports Infragistics.Win
Imports Infragistics.Win.UltraWinGrid

  Private Sub Button4_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles button4.Click

      ' Set the view style to OutlookGroupBy. Without it, group by box won't
      ' show up.
      Me.UltraGrid1.DisplayLayout.ViewStyleBand = ViewStyleBand.OutlookGroupBy

      ' Set the group-by-box style to Compact to save space.
      Me.UltraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.Style = GroupByBoxStyle.Compact

      ' Set the appearance of the group-by-box.
      Me.UltraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.Appearance.BackColor = Color.White

      ' Set the group-by-box prompt. This text shows up in the group-by-box when
      ' there are no group-by columns.
      Me.UltraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.Prompt = "Drag and drop a column to group by that column."

      ' Set the back color and fore color of the prompt area.
      'Me.UltraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.PromptAppearance.BackColor = Color.LightGray
      Me.UltraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.PromptAppearance.ForeColor = Color.Maroon

      ' Set the border style to InsetSoft.
      Me.UltraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.BorderStyle = UIElementBorderStyle.InsetSoft

      ' Configure the buttons associated with grouped-by columns. When a column
      ' is dragged and dropped in the group-by-box, the rows get grouped by the
      ' column and the column becomes a group-by column.
      '
      Me.UltraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.ButtonBorderStyle = UIElementBorderStyle.RaisedSoft

      ' Change the band labels. By setting it to
      ' All, grid will show lables for all the bands.
      Me.UltraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.ShowBandLabels = ShowBandLabels.All

      ' Configure the look of the band labels.
      Me.UltraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.BandLabelBorderStyle = UIElementBorderStyle.Solid
      Me.UltraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.BandLabelAppearance.BackColor = Color.DarkBlue
      Me.UltraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.BandLabelAppearance.ForeColor = Color.LightYellow

      ' Configure the way button connectors look
      Me.UltraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.ButtonConnectorStyle = UIElementBorderStyle.Dotted
      Me.UltraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.ButtonConnectorColor = Color.Maroon

  End Sub
C#Copy Code
using Infragistics.Shared;
using Infragistics.Win;
using Infragistics.Win.UltraWinGrid;
using System.Diagnostics;

private void button4_Click(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
{

	// Set the view style to OutlookGroupBy. Without it, group by box won't
	// show up.
	this.ultraGrid1.DisplayLayout.ViewStyleBand = ViewStyleBand.OutlookGroupBy;

	// Set the group-by-box style to Compact to save space.
	this.ultraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.Style = GroupByBoxStyle.Compact;

	// Set the appearance of the group-by-box.
	this.ultraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.Appearance.BackColor = Color.White;

	// Set the group-by-box prompt. This text shows up in the group-by-box when
	// there are no group-by columns.
	this.ultraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.Prompt = "Drag and drop a column to group by that column.";

	// Set the back color and fore color of the prompt area.
	//this.ultraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.PromptAppearance.BackColor = Color.LightGray;
	this.ultraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.PromptAppearance.ForeColor = Color.Maroon;

	// Set the border style to InsetSoft.
	this.ultraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.BorderStyle = UIElementBorderStyle.InsetSoft;
	
	// Configure the buttons associated with grouped-by columns. When a column
	// is dragged and dropped in the group-by-box, the rows get grouped by the
	// column and the column becomes a group-by column.
	//
	this.ultraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.ButtonBorderStyle = UIElementBorderStyle.RaisedSoft;

	// Change the which band labels get shown in the group-by-box. By setting it to
	// All, grid will show lables for all the bands.
	this.ultraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.ShowBandLabels = ShowBandLabels.All;
	
	// Configure the look of the band labels.
	this.ultraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.BandLabelBorderStyle = UIElementBorderStyle.Solid;
	this.ultraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.BandLabelAppearance.BackColor = Color.DarkBlue;
	this.ultraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.BandLabelAppearance.ForeColor = Color.LightYellow;
	
	// Configure the way button connectors look
	this.ultraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.ButtonConnectorStyle = UIElementBorderStyle.Dotted;
	this.ultraGrid1.DisplayLayout.GroupByBox.ButtonConnectorColor = Color.Maroon;

}

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