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If you want the pivotgrid to be resizable, set the ClientSettings.Resizing.AllowColumnResize property to True. When AllowColumnResize is True, users can resize columns by dragging the handle between column headers. The default value for this property is false.

When Resizing is enabled, the ColumnHeaderTableLayout property is set to Fixed.

Real-Time Resizing

There are two modes of column resizing with respect to visualization:

  • The content of the resized columns can be rendered real-time as the user drags the handle. This feature puts a significant load on client computer's CPU.

  • Users can see only the handle moving during a resize operation, and only when the mouse is released are the resized columns rendered. In this mode, the load on the CPU is much lighter.

To specify whether columns are resized using real-time resizing, set the ClientSettings.Resizing.EnableRealTimeResize property. The default value for this property is False.

When EnableRealTimeResize is False, only the resizing handle is rendered.

When EnableRealTimeResize is True, the column content is rendered during resize.


You can set the resizing-related properties declaratively at design time:

<telerik:RadPivotGrid RenderMode="Lightweight" runat="server">
    <Resizing AllowColumnResize="True" EnableRealTimeResize="True"/>

You can also set these properties at runtime in the code-behind:

RadPivotGrid RadPivotGrid1 = new RadPivotGrid();
RadPivotGrid1.ClientSettings.Resizing.AllowColumnResize = true;
RadPivotGrid1.ClientSettings.Resizing.EnableRealTimeResize = true;
Dim RadPivotGrid1 As RadPivotGrid = New RadPivotGrid
RadPivotGrid1.ClientSettings.Resizing.AllowColumnResize = True
RadGrid1.ClientSettings.Resizing.EnableRealTimeResize = true

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