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This method will redraw the fixed elements based on the current information available to DataTables. This can be quite useful for when the table has been updated by an external source and this must be reflected in the fixed elements.
Input parameters: void
Return parameter: void
Code example:
$(document).ready( function () {
	var oTable = $('#example').dataTable();
	var oFH = new $.fn.dataTable.FixedHeader( oTable );
	$('#example thead th:eq(0)').html('First column');
} );