Grid Lines Customization in WinUI DataGrid

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SfDataGrid allows you to customize the grid lines visibility to vertical, horizontal, both or none. To achieve this, use the following properties.

SfDataGrid.GridLinesVisibility: To set the border lines for the cells other than header and stacked header cells.
SfDataGrid.HeaderLinesVisibility: To set the border lines only for header and stacked header cells.

The following are the list of options available to customize grid lines visibility,

  • Both
  • Vertical
  • Horizontal
  • None

Record rows

Both

The GridLinesVisibility.Both displays the DataGrid with both horizontal and vertical grid lines. By default GridLinesVisibility value set as Both.

xmlns:dataGrid="using:Syncfusion.UI.Xaml.DataGrid"

 <dataGrid:SfDataGrid   x:Name="sfDataGrid"
                        AutoGenerateColumns="True"                       
                        GridLinesVisibility="Both"                          
                        ItemsSource="{Binding OrdersDetails}">
 </dataGrid:SfDataGrid>
this.sfDataGrid.GridLinesVisibility = GridLinesVisibility.Both;

WinUI DataGrid with GridLines

Horizontal

The GridLinesVisibility.Horizontal displays the DataGrid with horizontal grid lines only.

xmlns:dataGrid="using:Syncfusion.UI.Xaml.DataGrid"

 <dataGrid:SfDataGrid   x:Name="sfDataGrid"
                        AutoGenerateColumns="True"                       
                        GridLinesVisibility="Horizontal"                          
                        ItemsSource="{Binding OrdersDetails}">
 </dataGrid:SfDataGrid>
this.sfDataGrid.GridLinesVisibility = GridLinesVisibility.Horizontal;

WinUI DataGrid with Horizontal GridLines

Vertical

The GridLinesVisibility.Vertical displays the DataGrid with vertical grid lines only.

xmlns:dataGrid="using:Syncfusion.UI.Xaml.DataGrid"

 <dataGrid:SfDataGrid   x:Name="sfDataGrid"
                        AutoGenerateColumns="True"                       
                        GridLinesVisibility="Vertical"                          
                        ItemsSource="{Binding OrdersDetails}">
 </dataGrid:SfDataGrid>
this.sfDataGrid.GridLinesVisibility = GridLinesVisibility.Vertical;

WinUI DataGrid with Vertical GridLines

None

GridLinesVisibility.None displays the DataGrid without grid lines.

xmlns:dataGrid="using:Syncfusion.UI.Xaml.DataGrid"

 <dataGrid:SfDataGrid   x:Name="sfDataGrid"
                        AutoGenerateColumns="True" 
                        GridLinesVisibility="None"                     
                        ItemsSource="{Binding OrdersDetails}">
 </dataGrid:SfDataGrid>
this.sfDataGrid.GridLinesVisibility = GridLinesVisibility.None;

WinUI DataGrid without GridLines

Header rows

You can customize the DataGrid header lines visibility by using the SfDataGrid.HeaderLinesVisibility property. You can also customize the header lines visibility to horizontal, vertical, none or both. By default HeaderLinesVisibility value set as Both.

xmlns:dataGrid="using:Syncfusion.UI.Xaml.DataGrid"

 <dataGrid:SfDataGrid   x:Name="sfDataGrid"
                        AutoGenerateColumns="True" 
                        HeaderLinesVisibility="Horizontal"                            
                        ItemsSource="{Binding OrdersDetails}">
 </dataGrid:SfDataGrid>
this.sfDataGrid.HeaderLinesVisibility = GridLinesVisibility.Horizontal;

WinUI DataGrid displays Horizontal Header Lines

Grid lines for Master-Details view

SfDataGrid allows you to customize the grid lines for Master-Details view also like parent DataGrid by changing the grid lines properties in GridViewDefinition.DataGrid.

xmlns:dataGrid="using:Syncfusion.UI.Xaml.DataGrid"

<dataGrid:SfDataGrid  x:Name="sfDataGrid"
                      AutoGenerateColumns="True"
                      ItemsSource="{Binding OrdersDetails}"
                      GridLinesVisibility="Horizontal"
                      HeaderLinesVisibility="Horizontal">
        <dataGrid:SfDataGrid.DetailsViewDefinition>
            <dataGrid:GridViewDefinition RelationalColumn="OrderDetails">
                <dataGrid:GridViewDefinition.DataGrid>
                    <dataGrid:SfDataGrid  x:Name="FirstDetailsViewGrid" 
                                          GridLinesVisibility="Horizontal"
                                          HeaderLinesVisibility="Horizontal"
                                          AutoGenerateColumns="True">
                    </dataGrid:SfDataGrid>
                </dataGrid:GridViewDefinition.DataGrid>
            </dataGrid:GridViewDefinition>
</dataGrid:SfDataGrid>
this.sfDataGrid.GridLinesVisibility = GridLinesVisibility.Horizontal;
this.sfDataGrid.HeaderLinesVisibility = GridLinesVisibility.Horizontal;
this.FirstLevelNestedGrid.GridLinesVisibility = GridLinesVisibility.Horizontal;
this.FirstLevelNestedGrid.HeaderLinesVisibility = GridLinesVisibility.Horizontal;

DetailsViewDataGrid GridLinesVisibility customization in WinUI DataGrid

Limitations

  • Grid lines customization are not supported for RowHeader.