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DataGridViewCell.PositionEditingControl Method

Sets the location and size of the editing control hosted by a cell in the DataGridView control.

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

public virtual void PositionEditingControl(
	bool setLocation,
	bool setSize,
	Rectangle cellBounds,
	Rectangle cellClip,
	DataGridViewCellStyle cellStyle,
	bool singleVerticalBorderAdded,
	bool singleHorizontalBorderAdded,
	bool isFirstDisplayedColumn,
	bool isFirstDisplayedRow
)

Parameters

setLocation
Type: System.Boolean

true to have the control placed as specified by the other arguments; false to allow the control to place itself.

setSize
Type: System.Boolean

true to specify the size; false to allow the control to size itself.

cellBounds
Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle

A Rectangle that defines the cell bounds.

cellClip
Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle

The area that will be used to paint the editing control.

cellStyle
Type: System.Windows.Forms.DataGridViewCellStyle

A DataGridViewCellStyle that represents the style of the cell being edited.

singleVerticalBorderAdded
Type: System.Boolean

true to add a vertical border to the cell; otherwise, false.

singleHorizontalBorderAdded
Type: System.Boolean

true to add a horizontal border to the cell; otherwise, false.

isFirstDisplayedColumn
Type: System.Boolean

true if the hosting cell is in the first visible column; otherwise, false.

isFirstDisplayedRow
Type: System.Boolean

true if the hosting cell is in the first visible row; otherwise, false.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

The cell is not contained within a DataGridView control.

Some classes derived from the DataGridViewCell class, such as DataGridViewComboBoxCell, host a control in the selected cell. The PositionEditingControl method positions the editing control inside of the host cell. Because the editing control may take up more space than a single cell, it may need to be positioned differently when editing a cell in the first visible column or first visible row so it does not paint outside the DataGridView.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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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