Spread Windows Forms 7.0 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 2000 Professional (SP4), Windows 2000 Server, Windows 2003 Server (SP1), Windows 2008, Windows XP (SP2), Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8

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