Datagrid Basics

Ray Horsley ray at
Thu Aug 19 12:32:48 EDT 2010


Thanks for the suggestion.  I'll give it a try.


On Aug 19, 2010, at 11:37 AM, zryip theSlug wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 3:58 PM, Ray Horsley <ray at> wrote:
>> André, Zryip,
>> Very helpful.  Thanks, especially to Trevor who has put together this
>> wonderful instructional site.  After combing through it I'm missing  
>> just one
>> thing.  Is there any way to 'lock' the first column when scrolling
>> horizontally?  In my case I'm using the first column to simply  
>> number the
>> lines so if there's any way to show line numbers and leave them  
>> locked on
>> screen when scrolling that would work too.
> As far as I know there is no way to lock a column in a data grid.
> The only trick I see is to use two datagrids. One for the fix column
> and the other one for the scrolling columns.
> By synchonizing the scrollbar of the both, you could obtain what you  
> want.
> The dgHScroll property could be helpful in this task, by reading the
> value of the scrolling DG and apply this value to the locked DG.
> Regards,
> -- 
> -Zryip TheSlug- wish you the best! 8)
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