Subject Re: Grid Column Width
From Bob McKinney <bmckinney@gmai.coml>
Date Sun, 08 Jul 2018 17:59:52 -0400
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

TKs Ken:  Forgot about defining each field.

>Ken Mayer Wrote:

> On 7/8/2018 10:53 AM, Bob McKinney wrote:
> > Hi All:  Using DB+ 2.8 w/W 10 Home on laptop.  Is there a way to adjust the displayed width of a grid column?  I know you can "drag" after the grid is displayed.  It appears the column width is approx 10 spaces  wider than the field width.  On a multi field grid this eats up a lot of viewing width.   Any help appreciated.....Bob
>
> Are you defining the columns by selecting which columns are to be
> displayed? If so, then you can specify the width and other properties
> for each column.
>
> The default for the grid is to show all columns in a table, you can
> change this by going to the inspector, and after selecting the
> dataSource, find the columns property, click it, select the tool button,
> and select which fields you want displayed (and what order you want them
> in). Once you have done that, close the dialog, the grid will rearrange
> (if needed), and you can work with each column by clicking on it, and
> either manually setting the width, or depending on the version of dBASE
> you're working with you may be able to shorten the width by dragging the
> column heading ...
>
>
> (There's a whole chapter on working with the grid in The dBASE Book ... :) )
>
> Ken
>
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