Datagrid Column Highlighting

zryip theSlug zryip.theslug at
Wed Mar 23 20:08:53 EDT 2011

On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 7:51 PM, Bob Sneidar <bobs at> wrote:

Ray, Bob

> I don't think you can select an entire column. What you can do is fake it. The Data Grid Helper by Zryip allows you to set a script that disables sorting, but you need to make the user think a column is selected.
> Data Grid Helper also has a way of manually setting alternating column colors like you can with rows. You should see if he will include a new script to "hilite" a single column (if that is even possible).

On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 6:38 PM, Ray Horsley <ray at> wrote:
> I can't seem to figure out how to stop a datagrid's behavior from sorting
> the entire grid each time a user clicks a column heading.  I would much
> rather have the column highlighted after the user clicks it instead of
> sorting.  Anybody know how to set this?

We could work on that, for the next version of DGH we have to release.

In DGH we have a datagrid preview acting like a part of your need: by
clicking on a column header, we are able to "select" the column (the
header is "hilited" without sorting the content of the column).

Best regards,
-Zryip TheSlug- wish you the best! 8)

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