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Using CSS, Javascript to Fixed Gridview's Header and Footer

Screenshot - gvDemo.jpg


This article is to show you how to Fix GridView's Header and Footer in a simple code with CSS and JavaScript.


Understand CSS and JavaScript

Using the code

  1. Use the below 2 Css Classes for GridView Header and footer
    .GVFixedHeader { font-weight:bold; background-color: Green; position:relative; 
    .GVFixedFooter { font-weight:bold; background-color: Green; position:relative;
  2. Use the below JavaScript to compute Footer's Position
    <script language="javascript" type="text/javascript">
            function getScrollBottom(p_oElem)
             return p_oElem.scrollHeight - p_oElem.scrollTop - p_oElem.clientHeight;
  3. Create GridView inside a Panle, Set Panle's property ScrollBars to "Auto", Gridview's HeaderStyle to "GVFixedHeader" and FooterStyle to "GVFixedFooter".
    <asp:Panel runat="server" ID="pnlContainer" ScrollBars="Auto" Height="150px" Width="400">
        <asp:GridView ShowFooter="True" runat="server" Width="96%" ID="gvDemo" AutoGenerateColumns="False">
        <HeaderStyle CssClass="GVFixedHeader" />
        <FooterStyle CssClass="GVFixedFooter" />
                <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="C1">
                        <asp:Label ID="Label2" runat="server" Text='<%# Bind("C1") %>'></asp:Label>
                        C1 Footer Here
                <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="C2">
                        <asp:Label ID="Label1" runat="server" Text='<%# Bind("C2") %>'></asp:Label>
                        C2 Footer Here
  4. Code Behide: In the Page_Load function we Bind the data source to GridView.
     Protected Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Me.Load
            Dim dt As New DataTable
            Dim drRow As DataRow
            For i As Integer = 0 To 10
                drRow = dt.NewRow
                drRow(0) = "C1" & i
                drRow(1) = "C2" & i
            Me.gvDemo.DataSource = dt
        End Sub
  5. Run the Page, you will see that the Header and Footer is fixed when you scrolling.


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Comments and Discussions

GeneralGridView With Fixed Headers in Asp.Net Using C# and jQuery PinmemberBinu198512-Jun-14 21:25 
GeneralMy vote of 2 Pinmemberhsakarp4-Sep-13 1:09 
Questionhelp!!!, not working PinmemberMember 91034651-Jul-12 21:12 
SuggestionShow footer at the bottom of the grid when there is less data PinmemberMallyaC27-Mar-12 22:10 
QuestionIts not work Pinmembertzahiel22-Jan-12 4:57 
GeneralMy vote of 5 Pinmembercllamed21-Aug-11 16:37 
GeneralA Scrollable GridView with a Fixed Header in .NET Pingroupelizas9-Feb-10 20:21 
GeneralMy vote of 1 Pinmemberthawait.himanshu3-Feb-10 17:11 
GeneralMy vote of 1 PinmemberMember 393553716-Dec-08 11:21 
GeneralThis code not working in Mozilla firefox Pinmembermanomani23-Sep-08 3:41 
GeneralPerfect PinmemberBrian McQueen18-Sep-08 5:49 
GeneralAlternate method: no resize bug Pinmemberkccougar6-Nov-07 6:04 
QuestionRe: Alternate method: no resize bug Pinmemberpbansal31-Dec-07 1:40 
GeneralRe: Alternate method: no resize bug Pinmemberkccougar31-Dec-07 4:17 
GeneralNice One PinmemberPrakash@kappsoft30-Oct-07 21:17 
GeneralMissing source Pinmemberchitty229-Oct-07 23:09 
AnswerRe: Missing source Pinmemberfenglinzh30-Oct-07 18:05 
GeneralOOPs!!! PinmemberNigam SAMir25-Oct-07 19:26 
QuestionThis method only works well with low amount of rows in your grid Pinmembertoprope9830-Oct-07 3:59 
AnswerRe: This method only works well with low amount of rows in your grid Pinmemberfenglinzh30-Oct-07 18:10 
GeneralRe: This method only works well with low amount of rows in your grid [modified] Pinmembertoprope9831-Oct-07 8:37 

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