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DataGridTextBoxColumn Constructor (PropertyDescriptor)

Initializes a new instance of a DataGridTextBoxColumn with a specified PropertyDescriptor.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public DataGridTextBoxColumn(
	PropertyDescriptor prop


Type: System.ComponentModel.PropertyDescriptor

The PropertyDescriptor for the column with which the DataGridTextBoxColumn will be associated.

The DataGridColumnStyle uses a PropertyDescriptor to determine the type of data displayed in the column. To return a PropertyDescriptorCollection, use the GetItemProperties method of the BindingManagerBase class.

The following example creates a DataGridTextBoxColumn and adds it to the GridColumnStylesCollection collection.

private void AddColumn(DataTable myTable){
    // Add a new DataColumn to the DataTable.
    DataColumn myColumn = new DataColumn("myTextBoxColumn");
    myColumn.DataType = typeof(String);
    myColumn.DefaultValue="default string";
    // Get the ListManager for the DataTable.
    CurrencyManager cm = (CurrencyManager)this.BindingContext[myTable];
    // Use the ListManager to get the PropertyDescriptor for the new column.
    PropertyDescriptor pd = cm.GetItemProperties()["myTextBoxColumn"];
    // Create a new DataTimeFormat object.
    DateTimeFormatInfo fmt = new DateTimeFormatInfo();
    // Insert code to set format.
    DataGridTextBoxColumn myColumnTextColumn;
    // Create the DataGridTextBoxColumn with the PropertyDescriptor and Format.
    myColumnTextColumn = new DataGridTextBoxColumn(pd, fmt.SortableDateTimePattern);
    // Add the new DataGridColumnStyle to the GridColumnsCollection.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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