DataGridViewBand.DefaultHeaderCellType Property

Gets or sets the run-time type of the default header cell.

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

public Type DefaultHeaderCellType { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Type
A Type that describes the run-time class of the object used as the default header cell.


The specified value when setting this property is not a Type representing DataGridViewHeaderCell or a derived type.

This property must get or set an instance of the DataGridViewHeaderCell class or one of its derived types. For example, the DataGridViewRow class uses a DataGridViewRowHeaderCell as the default header cell type. Similarly, the DataGridViewColumn class uses a DataGridViewColumnHeaderCell.

If you are using a custom type derived from DataGridViewHeaderCell in a row or column, the DefaultHeaderCellType property must be set to the custom type.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 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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