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Resizing Rows Programmatically

RadVirtualGrid exposes an API allowing resizing of its rows. In order to utilize it we need to set the AllowRowResize property to true.

this.radVirtualGrid1.AllowRowResize = true;

Me.RadVirtualGrid1.AllowRowResize = True

Resizing System Rows

The VirtualGridViewInfo object exposes properties for directly accessing its system rows and setting a desired height.

Figure 1 Resizing System Rows.

WinForms RadVirtualGrid Resizing System Rows

this.radVirtualGrid1.MasterViewInfo.HeaderRowHeight = 30;
this.radVirtualGrid1.MasterViewInfo.NewRowHeight = 40;
this.radVirtualGrid1.MasterViewInfo.FilterRowHeight = 50;

Me.RadVirtualGrid1.MasterViewInfo.HeaderRowHeight = 30
Me.RadVirtualGrid1.MasterViewInfo.NewRowHeight = 40
Me.RadVirtualGrid1.MasterViewInfo.FilterRowHeight = 50

Resizing Data Rows

The data rows can also be programmatically resized. RadVirtualGrid.VirtualGridViewInfo provides a property for defining a uniform height to all rows and also methods for setting or retrieving the height of a single row.

Figure 2 Resizing All Data Rows.

WinForms RadVirtualGrid Resizing All Data Rows

this.radVirtualGrid1.MasterViewInfo.RowHeight = 60;

Me.RadVirtualGrid1.MasterViewInfo.RowHeight = 60

Figure 3 Resizing A Single Data Row.

WinForms RadVirtualGrid Resizing A Single Data Row

this.radVirtualGrid1.MasterViewInfo.SetRowHeight(0, 40);
int rowHeight = this.radVirtualGrid1.MasterViewInfo.GetRowHeight(0);

Me.RadVirtualGrid1.MasterViewInfo.SetRowHeight(0, 40)
Dim rowHeight As Integer = Me.RadVirtualGrid1.MasterViewInfo.GetRowHeight(0)


The API exposes two events for notifications when a change in the height of a row is about to happen or has already happened.

  • RowHeightChanging: Raised before the operation starts, it can be canceled. The event arguments are:

    • Cancel: If set to true suspends the operation.

    • NewHeight: Value of the new row height.

    • OldHeight: Value of the old row height.

    • RowIndex: The index of the row which is about to be resized.

    • ViewInfo: Reference to the VirtualGridViewInfo object.

  • RowHeightChanged: Raised after the execution of the resizing operation. The event arguments are:

    • RowIndex: The index of the resized row.

    • ViewInfo: Reference to the VirtualGridViewInfo object.

private void radVirtualGrid1_RowHeightChanging(object sender, VirtualGridRowHeightChangingEventArgs e)
    if (e.RowIndex == 0)
        e.Cancel = true;
private void radVirtualGrid1_RowHeightChanged(object sender, VirtualGridRowEventArgs e)

Private Sub radVirtualGrid1_RowHeightChanging(sender As Object, e As VirtualGridRowHeightChangingEventArgs)
    If e.RowIndex = 0 Then
        e.Cancel = True
    End If
End Sub
Private Sub radVirtualGrid1_RowHeightChanged(sender As Object, e As VirtualGridRowEventArgs)
End Sub

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