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DataGridBoolColumn.GetPreferredSize Method

This member overrides DataGridColumnStyle.GetPreferredSize(Graphics, Object), and more complete documentation might be available in that topic.

Gets the optimum width and height of a cell given a specific value to contain.

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

protected internal override Size GetPreferredSize(
	Graphics g,
	Object value


Type: System.Drawing.Graphics

A Graphics that draws the cell.

Type: System.Object

The value that must fit in the cell.

Return Value

Type: System.Drawing.Size
A Size that contains the drawing information for the cell.

The GetPreferredSize method allows you to resize the column based on the value displayed. For example, if a cell contains an especially large value, you can use the GetPreferredSize method to return the optimum size of the cell based on the value. The optimum size takes into account not only the size of the string, but also the font used to display it.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 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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