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DataGridView Properties

The DataGridView type exposes the following members.

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Public property AccessibilityObject Gets the AccessibleObject assigned to the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property AccessibleDefaultActionDescription Gets or sets the default action description of the control for use by accessibility client applications. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property AccessibleDescription Gets or sets the description of the control used by accessibility client applications. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property AccessibleName Gets or sets the name of the control used by accessibility client applications. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property AccessibleRole Gets or sets the accessible role of the control (Inherited from Control.)
Public property AdjustedTopLeftHeaderBorderStyle Gets the border style for the upper-left cell in the DataGridView.
Public property AdvancedCellBorderStyle Gets the border style of the cells in the DataGridView.
Public property AdvancedColumnHeadersBorderStyle Gets the border style of the column header cells in the DataGridView.
Public property AdvancedRowHeadersBorderStyle Gets the border style of the row header cells in the DataGridView.
Public property AllowDrop Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control can accept data that the user drags onto it. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property AllowUserToAddRows Gets or sets a value indicating whether the option to add rows is displayed to the user.
Public property AllowUserToDeleteRows Gets or sets a value indicating whether the user is allowed to delete rows from the DataGridView.
Public property AllowUserToOrderColumns Gets or sets a value indicating whether manual column repositioning is enabled.
Public property AllowUserToResizeColumns Gets or sets a value indicating whether users can resize columns.
Public property AllowUserToResizeRows Gets or sets a value indicating whether users can resize rows.
Public property AlternatingRowsDefaultCellStyle Gets or sets the default cell style applied to odd-numbered rows of the DataGridView.
Public property Anchor Gets or sets the edges of the container to which a control is bound and determines how a control is resized with its parent. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property AutoGenerateColumns Gets or sets a value indicating whether columns are created automatically when the DataSource or DataMember properties are set.
Public property AutoScrollOffset Gets or sets where this control is scrolled to in ScrollControlIntoView. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property AutoSize This property is not relevant for this class. (Overrides Control.AutoSize.)
Public property AutoSizeColumnsMode Gets or sets a value indicating how column widths are determined.
Public property AutoSizeRowsMode Gets or sets a value indicating how row heights are determined.
Public property BackColor Infrastructure. Gets or sets the background color for the control. (Overrides Control.BackColor.)
Public property BackgroundColor Gets or sets the background color of the DataGridView.
Public property BackgroundImage Infrastructure. Gets or sets the background image displayed in the control. (Overrides Control.BackgroundImage.)
Public property BackgroundImageLayout Infrastructure. Gets or sets the background image layout as defined in the ImageLayout enumeration. (Overrides Control.BackgroundImageLayout.)
Public property BindingContext Gets or sets the BindingContext for the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property BorderStyle Gets or sets the border style for the DataGridView.
Public property Bottom Gets the distance, in pixels, between the bottom edge of the control and the top edge of its container's client area. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Bounds Gets or sets the size and location of the control including its nonclient elements, in pixels, relative to the parent control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property CanEnableIme Gets a value indicating whether the ImeMode property can be set to an active value, to enable IME support. (Overrides Control.CanEnableIme.)
Public property CanFocus Gets a value indicating whether the control can receive focus. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property CanRaiseEvents Determines if events can be raised on the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property CanSelect Gets a value indicating whether the control can be selected. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Capture Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control has captured the mouse. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property CausesValidation Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control causes validation to be performed on any controls that require validation when it receives focus. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property CellBorderStyle Gets the cell border style for the DataGridView.
Public property ClientRectangle Gets the rectangle that represents the client area of the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property ClientSize Gets or sets the height and width of the client area of the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property ClipboardCopyMode Gets or sets a value that indicates whether users can copy cell text values to the Clipboard and whether row and column header text is included.
Public property ColumnCount Gets or sets the number of columns displayed in the DataGridView.
Public property ColumnHeadersBorderStyle Gets the border style applied to the column headers.
Public property ColumnHeadersDefaultCellStyle Gets or sets the default column header style.
Public property ColumnHeadersHeight Gets or sets the height, in pixels, of the column headers row
Public property ColumnHeadersHeightSizeMode Gets or sets a value indicating whether the height of the column headers is adjustable and whether it can be adjusted by the user or is automatically adjusted to fit the contents of the headers.
Public property ColumnHeadersVisible Gets or sets a value indicating whether the column header row is displayed.
Public property Columns Gets a collection that contains all the columns in the control.
Public property CompanyName Gets the name of the company or creator of the application containing the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Container Gets the IContainer that contains the Component. (Inherited from Component.)
Public property ContainsFocus Gets a value indicating whether the control, or one of its child controls, currently has the input focus. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property ContextMenu Gets or sets the shortcut menu associated with the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property ContextMenuStrip Gets or sets the ContextMenuStrip associated with this control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Controls Gets the collection of controls contained within the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Created Gets a value indicating whether the control has been created. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property CreateParams Gets the required creation parameters when the control handle is created. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property CurrentCell Gets or sets the currently active cell.
Public property CurrentCellAddress Gets the row and column indexes of the currently active cell.
Public property CurrentRow Gets the row containing the current cell.
Public property Cursor Gets or sets the cursor that is displayed when the mouse pointer is over the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property DataBindings Gets the data bindings for the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property DataMember Gets or sets the name of the list or table in the data source for which the DataGridView is displaying data.
Public property DataSource Gets or sets the data source that the DataGridView is displaying data for.
Public property DefaultCellStyle Gets or sets the default cell style to be applied to the cells in the DataGridView if no other cell style properties are set.
Protected property DefaultCursor Gets or sets the default cursor for the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property DefaultImeMode Gets the default Input Method Editor (IME) mode supported by the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property DefaultMargin Gets the space, in pixels, that is specified by default between controls. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property DefaultMaximumSize Gets the length and height, in pixels, that is specified as the default maximum size of a control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property DefaultMinimumSize Gets the length and height, in pixels, that is specified as the default minimum size of a control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property DefaultPadding Gets the internal spacing, in pixels, of the contents of a control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property DefaultSize Gets the default initial size of the control. (Overrides Control.DefaultSize.)
Protected property DesignMode Gets a value that indicates whether the Component is currently in design mode. (Inherited from Component.)
Public property DisplayRectangle Gets the rectangle that represents the display area of the control. (Overrides Control.DisplayRectangle.)
Public property Disposing Gets a value indicating whether the base Control class is in the process of disposing. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Dock Gets or sets which control borders are docked to its parent control and determines how a control is resized with its parent. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property DoubleBuffered Gets or sets a value indicating whether this control should redraw its surface using a secondary buffer to reduce or prevent flicker. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property EditingControl Gets the control hosted by the current cell, if a cell with an editing control is in edit mode.
Public property EditingPanel Gets the panel that contains the EditingControl.
Public property EditMode Gets or sets a value indicating how to begin editing a cell.
Public property Enabled Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control can respond to user interaction. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property EnableHeadersVisualStyles Gets or sets a value indicating whether row and column headers use the visual styles of the user's current theme if visual styles are enabled for the application.
Protected property Events Gets the list of event handlers that are attached to this Component. (Inherited from Component.)
Public property FirstDisplayedCell Gets or sets the first cell currently displayed in the DataGridView; typically, this cell is in the upper left corner.
Public property FirstDisplayedScrollingColumnHiddenWidth Gets the width of the portion of the column that is currently scrolled out of view..
Public property FirstDisplayedScrollingColumnIndex Gets or sets the index of the column that is the first column displayed on the DataGridView.
Public property FirstDisplayedScrollingRowIndex Gets or sets the index of the row that is the first row displayed on the DataGridView.
Public property Focused Gets a value indicating whether the control has input focus. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Font Gets or sets the font of the text displayed by the DataGridView. (Overrides Control.Font.)
Protected property FontHeight Gets or sets the height of the font of the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property ForeColor Gets or sets the foreground color of the DataGridView. (Overrides Control.ForeColor.)
Public property GridColor Gets or sets the color of the grid lines separating the cells of the DataGridView.
Public property Handle Gets the window handle that the control is bound to. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property HasChildren Gets a value indicating whether the control contains one or more child controls. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Height Gets or sets the height of the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property HorizontalScrollBar Gets the horizontal scroll bar of the control.
Public property HorizontalScrollingOffset Gets or sets the number of pixels by which the control is scrolled horizontally.
Public property ImeMode Gets or sets the Input Method Editor (IME) mode of the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property ImeModeBase Gets or sets the IME mode of a control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property InvokeRequired Gets a value indicating whether the caller must call an invoke method when making method calls to the control because the caller is on a different thread than the one the control was created on. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property IsAccessible Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control is visible to accessibility applications. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property IsCurrentCellDirty Gets a value indicating whether the current cell has uncommitted changes.
Public property IsCurrentCellInEditMode Gets a value indicating whether the currently active cell is being edited.
Public property IsCurrentRowDirty Gets a value indicating whether the current row has uncommitted changes.
Public property IsDisposed Gets a value indicating whether the control has been disposed of. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property IsHandleCreated Gets a value indicating whether the control has a handle associated with it. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property IsMirrored Gets a value indicating whether the control is mirrored. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Item Overloaded. Provides an indexer to get or set the cell located at the intersection of the specified row and column.
Public property LayoutEngine Gets a cached instance of the control's layout engine. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Left Gets or sets the distance, in pixels, between the left edge of the control and the left edge of its container's client area. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Location Gets or sets the coordinates of the upper-left corner of the control relative to the upper-left corner of its container. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Margin Gets or sets the space between controls. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property MaximumSize Gets or sets the size that is the upper limit that GetPreferredSize can specify. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property MinimumSize Gets or sets the size that is the lower limit that GetPreferredSize can specify. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property MultiSelect Gets or sets a value indicating whether the user is allowed to select more than one cell, row, or column of the DataGridView at a time.
Public property Name Gets or sets the name of the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property NewRowIndex Gets the index of the row for new records.
Public property Padding Infrastructure. This property is not relevant for this control.
Public property Parent Gets or sets the parent container of the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property PreferredSize Gets the size of a rectangular area into which the control can fit. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property ProductName Gets the product name of the assembly containing the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property ProductVersion Gets the version of the assembly containing the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property ReadOnly Gets or sets a value indicating whether the user can edit the cells of the DataGridView control.
Public property RecreatingHandle Gets a value indicating whether the control is currently re-creating its handle. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Region Gets or sets the window region associated with the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property RenderRightToLeft Obsolete. This property is now obsolete. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property ResizeRedraw Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control redraws itself when resized. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Right Gets the distance, in pixels, between the right edge of the control and the left edge of its container's client area. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property RightToLeft Gets or sets a value indicating whether control's elements are aligned to support locales using right-to-left fonts. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property RowCount Gets or sets the number of rows displayed in the DataGridView.
Public property RowHeadersBorderStyle Gets or sets the border style of the row header cells.
Public property RowHeadersDefaultCellStyle Gets or sets the default style applied to the row header cells.
Public property RowHeadersVisible Gets or sets a value indicating whether the column that contains row headers is displayed.
Public property RowHeadersWidth Gets or sets the width, in pixels, of the column that contains the row headers.
Public property RowHeadersWidthSizeMode Gets or sets a value indicating whether the width of the row headers is adjustable and whether it can be adjusted by the user or is automatically adjusted to fit the contents of the headers.
Public property Rows Gets a collection that contains all the rows in the DataGridView control.
Public property RowsDefaultCellStyle Gets or sets the default style applied to the row cells of the DataGridView.
Public property RowTemplate Gets or sets the row that represents the template for all the rows in the control.
Protected property ScaleChildren Gets a value that determines the scaling of child controls. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property ScrollBars Gets or sets the type of scroll bars to display for the DataGridView control.
Public property SelectedCells Gets the collection of cells selected by the user.
Public property SelectedColumns Gets the collection of columns selected by the user.
Public property SelectedRows Gets the collection of rows selected by the user.
Public property SelectionMode Gets or sets a value indicating how the cells of the DataGridView can be selected.
Public property ShowCellErrors Gets or sets a value indicating whether to show cell errors.
Public property ShowCellToolTips Gets or sets a value indicating whether or not ToolTips will show when the mouse pointer pauses on a cell.
Public property ShowEditingIcon Gets or sets a value indicating whether or not the editing glyph is visible in the row header of the cell being edited.
Protected property ShowFocusCues Gets a value indicating whether the control should display focus rectangles. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property ShowKeyboardCues Gets a value indicating whether the user interface is in the appropriate state to show or hide keyboard accelerators. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property ShowRowErrors Gets or sets a value indicating whether row headers will display error glyphs for each row that contains a data entry error.
Public property Site Gets or sets the site of the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Size Gets or sets the height and width of the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property SortedColumn Gets the column by which the DataGridView contents are currently sorted.
Public property SortOrder Gets a value indicating whether the items in the DataGridView control are sorted in ascending or descending order, or are not sorted.
Public property StandardTab Gets or sets a value indicating whether the TAB key moves the focus to the next control in the tab order rather than moving focus to the next cell in the control.
Public property TabIndex Gets or sets the tab order of the control within its container. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property TabStop Gets or sets a value indicating whether the user can give the focus to this control using the TAB key. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Tag Gets or sets the object that contains data about the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Text Infrastructure. Gets or sets the text associated with the control. (Overrides Control.Text.)
Public property Top Gets or sets the distance, in pixels, between the top edge of the control and the top edge of its container's client area. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property TopLeftHeaderCell Gets or sets the header cell located in the upper left corner of the DataGridView control.
Public property TopLevelControl Gets the parent control that is not parented by another Windows Forms control. Typically, this is the outermost Form that the control is contained in. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property UserSetCursor Gets the default or user-specified value of the Cursor property.
Public property UseWaitCursor Gets or sets a value indicating whether to use the wait cursor for the current control and all child controls. (Inherited from Control.)
Protected property VerticalScrollBar Gets the vertical scroll bar of the control.
Public property VerticalScrollingOffset Gets the number of pixels by which the control is scrolled vertically.
Public property VirtualMode Gets or sets a value indicating whether you have provided your own data-management operations for the DataGridView control.
Public property Visible Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control and all its child controls are displayed. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property Width Gets or sets the width of the control. (Inherited from Control.)
Public property WindowTarget Infrastructure. This property is not relevant for this class. (Inherited from Control.)
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