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Plug-in Framework

, 14 Sep 2010 CPOL
Basic framework for building desktop plug-in applications.
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using System.Windows.Forms;

namespace MBG.Extensions.Controls
{
    public static class DataGridViewExtensions
    {
        /// <summary>
        /// <para>Iterates over all rows in the DataGridView and finds the largest</para>
        /// <para>character length for this column</para>
        /// </summary>
        /// <param name="column">The DataGridViewColumn to check</param>
        /// <returns>System.Int32 representing the max character length for this column</returns>
        public static int ColumnLength(this DataGridViewColumn column)
        {
            int length = 0;
            int i = 0;
            foreach (DataGridViewRow row in column.DataGridView.Rows)
            {
                i = row.Cells[column.Name].Value.ToString().Length;
                if (i > length)
                {
                    length = i;
                }
            }
            return length;
        }

        /// <summary>
        /// <para>Sets every column's AutoSizeMode to DataGridViewAutoSizeColumnMode.AllCells</para>
        /// <para>If ColumnLength of column is less than 'columnLengthLimit' argument.</para>
        /// <para>Otherwise, sets width To 'maxColumnWidth' argument</para>
        /// </summary>
        /// <param name="dataGridView">The DataGridView</param>
        /// <param name="columnLengthLimit">Number of characters allowed for AutoSizeMode to be set to AllCells</param>
        /// <param name="maxColumnWidth">Width to set for columns exceeding 'columnLengthLimit' argument</param>
        public static void AutoSizeColumnsWithTrim(this DataGridView dataGridView, int columnLengthLimit, int maxColumnWidth)
        {
            int columnLength = 0;
            foreach (DataGridViewColumn column in dataGridView.Columns)
            {
                columnLength = column.ColumnLength();

                if (columnLength > columnLengthLimit)
                { column.Width = maxColumnWidth; }
                else
                { column.AutoSizeMode = DataGridViewAutoSizeColumnMode.AllCells; }
            }
        }
    }
}

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