Spread Windows Forms 6.0 Product Documentation
GetColumnAllowFilter Method
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FarPoint.Win.Spread Assembly > FarPoint.Win.Spread Namespace > SheetView Class : GetColumnAllowFilter Method

Column index

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Gets whether this column contains a column filter definition.


Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Public Function GetColumnAllowFilter( _
   ByVal column As Integer _
) As Boolean
Visual Basic (Usage)Copy Code
Dim instance As SheetView
Dim column As Integer
Dim value As Boolean
value = instance.GetColumnAllowFilter(column)
public bool GetColumnAllowFilter( 
   int column


Column index

Return Value

Boolean: true if the specified column allows filtering; false otherwise


The default is for a column not to allow filtering. Use this method to allow the user to perform filtering of rows by clicking on the filter indicator in a column header.


This example returns the column number.
C#Copy Code
fpSpread1.ActiveSheet.Columns[2].AllowAutoFilter = true;
fpSpread1.ActiveSheet.AutoFilterColumn(2, "London", 1);

private void button1_Click(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
bool b = fpSpread1.ActiveSheet.GetColumnAllowFilter(2);
MessageBox.Show("The column can be filtered is " + b.ToString()); 

Visual BasicCopy Code
FpSpread1.ActiveSheet.Columns(2).AllowAutoFilter = True
FpSpread1.ActiveSheet.AutoFilterColumn(2, "London", 1)

Private Sub Button1_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As
System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click
Dim b As Boolean = FpSpread1.ActiveSheet.GetColumnAllowFilter(2)
MessageBox.Show("The column can be filtered is " & b.ToString())
End Sub


Target Platforms: Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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