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DataGrid Properties

The properties of the DataGrid class are listed here. For a complete list of DataGrid class members, see the DataGrid Members topic.

Public Properties

public propertyAccessibilityObject (inherited from Control) Gets the AccessibleObject assigned to the control.
public propertyAccessibleDefaultActionDescription (inherited from Control) Gets or sets the default action description of the control for use by accessibility client applications.
public propertyAccessibleDescription (inherited from Control) Gets or sets the description of the control used by accessibility client applications.
public propertyAccessibleName (inherited from Control) Gets or sets the name of the control used by accessibility client applications.
public propertyAccessibleRole (inherited from Control) Gets or sets the accessible role of the control
public propertyAllowDrop (inherited from Control) Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control can accept data that the user drags onto it.
public propertyAllowNavigation Gets or sets a value indicating whether navigation is allowed.
public propertyAllowSorting Gets or sets a value indicating whether the grid can be resorted by clicking on a column header.
public propertyAlternatingBackColor Gets or sets the background color of odd-numbered rows of the grid.
public propertyAnchor (inherited from Control) Gets or sets which edges of the control are anchored to the edges of its container.
public propertyBackColor

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Overridden. Gets or sets the background color of even-numbered rows of the grid.
public propertyBackgroundColor Gets or sets the color of the non-row area of the grid.
public propertyBackgroundImage Overridden. See Control.BackgroundImage.
public propertyBindingContext (inherited from Control)

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets or sets the BindingContext for the control.
public propertyBorderStyle Gets or sets the grid's border style.
public propertyBottom (inherited from Control) Gets the distance, in pixels, between the bottom edge of the control and the top edge of its container's client area.
public propertyBounds (inherited from Control)

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets or sets the size and location of the control including its nonclient elements.
public propertyCanFocus (inherited from Control) Gets a value indicating whether the control can receive focus.
public propertyCanSelect (inherited from Control) Gets a value indicating whether the control can be selected.
public propertyCaptionBackColor Gets or sets the background color of the caption area.
public propertyCaptionFont Gets or sets the font of the grid's caption.
public propertyCaptionForeColor Gets or sets the foreground color of the caption area.
public propertyCaptionText Gets or sets the text of the grid's window caption.
public propertyCaptionVisible Gets or sets a value that indicates whether the grid's caption is visible.
public propertyCapture (inherited from Control)

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control has captured the mouse.
public propertyCausesValidation (inherited from Control) Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control causes validation to be performed on any controls that require validation when it receives focus.
public propertyClientRectangle (inherited from Control)

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets the rectangle that represents the client area of the control.
public propertyClientSize (inherited from Control)

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets or sets the height and width of the client area of the control.
public propertyColumnHeadersVisible

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the column headers a table are visible.
public propertyCompanyName (inherited from Control) Gets the name of the company or creator of the application containing the control.
public propertyContainer (inherited from Component) Gets the IContainer that contains the Component.
public propertyContainsFocus (inherited from Control) Gets a value indicating whether the control, or one of its child controls, currently has the input focus.
public propertyContextMenu (inherited from Control)

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets or sets the shortcut menu associated with the control.
public propertyControls (inherited from Control)

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets the collection of controls contained within the control.
public propertyCreated (inherited from Control) Gets a value indicating whether the control has been created.
public propertyCurrentCell

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets or sets which cell has the focus. Not available at design time.
public propertyCurrentRowIndex

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets or sets index of the selected row.
public propertyCursor Overridden. See Control.Cursor.
public propertyDataBindings (inherited from Control)

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets the data bindings for the control.
public propertyDataMember Gets or sets the specific list in a DataSource for which the System.Windows.Forms.DataGrid control displays a grid.
public propertyDataSource

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets or sets the data source that the grid is displaying data for.
public propertyDisplayRectangle (inherited from Control) Gets the rectangle that represents the display area of the control.
public propertyDisposing (inherited from Control) Gets a value indicating whether the control is in the process of being disposed of.
public propertyDock (inherited from Control) Gets or sets which edge of the parent container a control is docked to.
public propertyEnabled (inherited from Control)

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control can respond to user interaction.
public propertyFirstVisibleColumn

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets the index of the first visible column in a grid.
public propertyFlatMode Gets or sets a value indicating whether the grid displays in flat mode.
public propertyFocused (inherited from Control)

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets a value indicating whether the control has input focus.
public propertyFont (inherited from Control)

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets or sets the font of the text displayed by the control.
public propertyForeColor

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Overridden. Gets or sets the foreground color (typically the color of the text) property of the System.Windows.Forms.DataGrid control.
public propertyGridLineColor

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets or sets the color of the grid lines.
public propertyGridLineStyle Gets or sets the line style of the grid.
public propertyHandle (inherited from Control) Gets the window handle that the control is bound to.
public propertyHasChildren (inherited from Control) Gets a value indicating whether the control contains one or more child controls.
public propertyHeaderBackColor

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets or sets the background color of all row and column headers.
public propertyHeaderFont Gets or sets the font used for column headers.
public propertyHeaderForeColor

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets or sets the foreground color of headers.
public propertyHeight (inherited from Control) Gets or sets the height of the control.
public propertyImeMode (inherited from Control) Gets or sets the Input Method Editor (IME) mode of the control.
public propertyInvokeRequired (inherited from Control) 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.
public propertyIsAccessible (inherited from Control) Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control is visible to accessibility applications.
public propertyIsDisposed (inherited from Control) Gets a value indicating whether the control has been disposed of.
public propertyIsHandleCreated (inherited from Control) Gets a value indicating whether the control has a handle associated with it.
public propertyItem Overloaded. Gets or sets the value of a specified cell.

In C#, this property is the indexer for the DataGrid class.

public propertyLeft (inherited from Control) Gets or sets the distance, in pixels, between the left edge of the control and the left edge of its container's client area.
public propertyLinkColor Gets or sets the color of the text that you can click to navigate to a child table.
public propertyLinkHoverColor Gets or sets the color a link changes to when the mouse pointer moves over it.
public propertyLocation (inherited from Control)

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets or sets the coordinates of the upper-left corner of the control relative to the upper-left corner of its container.
public propertyName (inherited from Control) Gets or sets the name of the control.
public propertyParent (inherited from Control)

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets or sets the parent container of the control.
public propertyParentRowsBackColor Gets or sets the background color of parent rows.
public propertyParentRowsForeColor Gets or sets the foreground color of parent rows.
public propertyParentRowsLabelStyle Gets or sets the way parent row labels are displayed.
public propertyParentRowsVisible Gets or sets a value indicating whether the parent rows of a table are visible.
public propertyPreferredColumnWidth Gets or sets the default width of the grid columns in pixels.
public propertyPreferredRowHeight Gets or sets the preferred row height for the System.Windows.Forms.DataGrid control.
public propertyProductName (inherited from Control) Gets the product name of the assembly containing the control.
public propertyProductVersion (inherited from Control) Gets the version of the assembly containing the control.
public propertyReadOnly Gets or sets a value indicating whether the grid is in read-only mode.
public propertyRecreatingHandle (inherited from Control) Gets a value indicating whether the control is currently re-creating its handle.
public propertyRegion (inherited from Control) Gets or sets the window region associated with the control.
public propertyRight (inherited from Control) Gets the distance, in pixels, between the right edge of the control and the left edge of its container's client area.
public propertyRightToLeft (inherited from Control) Gets or sets a value indicating whether control's elements are aligned to support locales using right-to-left fonts.
public propertyRowHeadersVisible

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets or sets a value that specifies whether row headers are visible.
public propertyRowHeaderWidth Gets or sets the width of row headers.
public propertySelectionBackColor

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets or sets the background color of selected rows.
public propertySelectionForeColor

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets or set the foreground color of selected rows.
public propertySite Overridden. See Control.Site.
public propertySize (inherited from Control)

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets or sets the height and width of the control.
public propertyTabIndex (inherited from Control) Gets or sets the tab order of the control within its container.
public propertyTableStyles

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets the collection of DataGridTableStyle objects for the grid.
public propertyTabStop (inherited from Control) Gets or sets a value indicating whether the user can give the focus to this control using the TAB key.
public propertyTag (inherited from Control) Gets or sets the object that contains data about the control.
public propertyText

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Overridden. See Control.Text.
public propertyTop (inherited from Control) Gets or sets the distance, in pixels, between the bottom edge of the control and the top edge of its container's client area.
public propertyTopLevelControl (inherited from Control)

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

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.
public propertyVisible (inherited from Control)

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control is displayed.
public propertyVisibleColumnCount

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets the number of visible columns.
public propertyVisibleRowCount

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

Gets the number of rows visible.
public propertyWidth (inherited from Control) Gets or sets the width of the control.

Protected Properties

protected propertyCreateParams (inherited from Control) Gets the required creation parameters when the control handle is created.
protected propertyDefaultImeMode (inherited from Control) Gets the default Input Method Editor (IME) mode supported by the control.
protected propertyDefaultSize Overridden. Gets the default size of the control.
protected propertyDesignMode (inherited from Component) Gets a value that indicates whether the Component is currently in design mode.
protected propertyEvents (inherited from Component) Gets the list of event handlers that are attached to this Component.
protected propertyFontHeight (inherited from Control) Gets or sets the height of the font of the control.
protected propertyHorizScrollBar Gets the horizontal scrollbar for the grid.
protected propertyListManager Gets the CurrencyManager for this System.Windows.Forms.DataGrid control.
protected propertyResizeRedraw (inherited from Control) Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control redraws itself when resized.
protected propertyShowFocusCues (inherited from Control) Gets a value indicating whether the control should display focus rectangles.
protected propertyShowKeyboardCues (inherited from Control) Gets a value indicating whether the control should display keyboard shortcuts.
protected propertyVertScrollBar Gets the vertical scroll bar of the control.

See Also

DataGrid Class | System.Windows.Forms Namespace

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