Data Format Display

phpGrid comes with several frequently used data formatter through set_col_format() method. Different data format has different format options. In most cases, users only need to set column formatting for “integer”, “number”, and “mail” using this method. For “currency’,”link”, and “showlink” formats, phpGrid provides a number of helper functions to make formatting simpler and easier. Refer to documentations on column formatter helper methods.

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$dg = new C_DataGrid("select * from products", "productCode", "productCode");
$dg -> set_col_title("productCode", "Product Code");
$dg -> set_col_title("productName", "Product Name");
$dg -> set_col_title("productLine", "Product Line");

// display static Url
$dg -> set_col_link("productUrl");                                            

// dynamic url. e.g.http://www.example.com/?productCode=101&foo=bar
$dg -> set_col_dynalink("productCode", "http://www.example.com/", "productCode", '&foo=bar');

// column format
$dg -> set_col_currency("buyPrice");
$dg -> set_col_format("quantityInStock", "integer", array("thousandsSeparator" => ",",
                                                          "defaultValue" => "0"));  
$dg -> set_col_format("MSRP", 'currency', array("prefix" => "$",
                                                "suffix" => '',
                                                "thousandsSeparator" => ",",
                                                "decimalSeparator" => ".",
                                                "decimalPlaces" => '2',
                                                "defaultValue" => '0.00'));

// the above line is equivalent to the following helper function                        
$dg -> set_col_currency("MSRP", "$", '', ",",".", "2", "0.00");    
                                                                                   
$dg -> display();

See Live Example!

Didn’t see a formatter you need? You can also implement your own custom formatter such as phone number and SSN. Here’s a custom formatter sample code.

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