WPF – Column and Row Definitions

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In a WPF grid, we can define columns and rows. To do this, create a new WPF app in Visual Studio:

You will see below:

Select Layout in Properties. You will see Column Definitions and Row Definitions:

Select Column Definitions. Click Add:

Here you can add a column definition, which is defining a column, just as you would in a table for example:

Add a second column definition:

You will see in the XAML we have a ColumnDefinitions collection containing 2 ColumnDefinitions:

Let’s remove the column definition and add 3 row definitions. You will see:

If we use the Column and Row Definitions together, you can see we can build a grid that holds labels and textboxes for user input:

Looking at this, we have:



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