Gets or sets the text to display in the empty data row rendered when a
DataGridView control is bound to a data source that does not contain any records.
The empty data row is displayed in a ASP.NET GridView control when the data source that is bound to the control does not contain any records. Use the
EmptyDataText property to specify the text to display in the empty data row using EmptyDataRowStyle in ASP.NET. But this is not in Windows Form Application, so I have created a Component for this functionality.
Using the Code
The following screen displays properties of
EmptyDataText Grid component.
Binding grid with 0 records:
After binding grid, it looks like:
The following code is self explanatory. The following code has been written in Component\DataGrid.cs. In DataGrid.cs, I have Overrides Pint method of
The following code has been written in Form1.cs:
Points of Interest
Now I will try to support automatic label display instead of checking the following lines of code:
dgEmptyData.DataSource = dt;
if (dt != null && dt.Rows.Count > 0)
dgEmptyData.EmptyDataText = "";
dgEmptyData.EmptyDataText = txtEmptyText.Text;
If you find some issues or bugs with it, just leave a comment or drop me an email. If you make any notes on this, let me know that too so I don't have to redo any of your hard work.
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