Headers in Flutter Event Calendar (SfCalendar)

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You can learn about the header and view header height, date format, and appearance support of SfCalendar.

You can customize the header of the calendar using the headerStyle and headerHeight properties in calendar.

Customize header height in calendar

You can customize the height for header in calendar using the headerHeight property in calendar.

@override
Widget build(BuildContext context) {
  return Container(
    child: SfCalendar(
      view: CalendarView.week,
      headerHeight: 100,
    ),
  );
}

Customize header height in calendar

Header appearance

You can style the header using the calendarHeaderStyle in calendar. You can change the background color, textStyle, and textAlignement using the properties such as backgroundColor, textStyle, and textAlign of header using the headerStyle property in calendar.

@override
Widget build(BuildContext context) {
  return Container(
    child: SfCalendar(
      view: CalendarView.week,
      headerStyle: CalendarHeaderStyle(
          textAlign: TextAlign.center,
          backgroundColor: Color(0xFF7fcd91),
          textStyle: TextStyle(
              fontSize: 25,
              fontStyle: FontStyle.normal,
              letterSpacing: 5,
              color: Color(0xFFff5eaea),
              fontWeight: FontWeight.w500)),
    ),
  );
}

Header appearance

Header date format

You can customize the header date format by using the headerDateFormat property of the SfCalendar. The headerDateFormat can be specified with a pattern string.

@override
  Widget build(BuildContext context) {
    return Scaffold(appBar: AppBar(title: Text('Calendar'),),
      body: SfCalendar(
        view: CalendarView.month,
        monthViewSettings: MonthViewSettings(numberOfWeeksInView: 3),
        headerDateFormat: 'MMM,yyy',
      ),
    );
  }
}

headerDateFormat

View header

You can customize the view header of the calendar using the viewHeaderStyle and viewHeaderHeight properties in calendar.

Customize view header height in calendar.

You can customize the height for view header in calendar using the viewHeaderHeight property in calendar.

@override
Widget build(BuildContext context) {
  return Container(
    child: SfCalendar(
      view: CalendarView.week,
      viewHeaderHeight: 100,
    ),
  );
}

Customize view header height in calendar

View header appearance

You can style the header using the viewHeaderStyle properties in calendar. You can change the background color, dayTextStyle, and dateTextStyle using properties such as backgroundColor, dayTextStyle and dateTextStyle of view header using the viewHeaderStyle property in calendar.

@override
Widget build(BuildContext context) {
  return Container(
    child: SfCalendar(
      view: CalendarView.week,
      viewHeaderStyle: ViewHeaderStyle(
          backgroundColor: Colors.grey,
          dayTextStyle: TextStyle(
              fontSize: 18,
              color: Color(0xFFff5eaea),
              fontWeight: FontWeight.w500),
          dateTextStyle: TextStyle(
              fontSize: 22,
              color: Color(0xFFff5eaea),
              letterSpacing: 2,
              fontWeight: FontWeight.w500)),
    ),
  );
}

View header appearance

NOTE

  • The dateTextStyle property not applicable for view header in month view of calendar.

See also