DataGridViewRow.Cells Property

Gets the collection of cells that populate the row.

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

[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
public DataGridViewCellCollection Cells { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.DataGridViewCellCollection
A DataGridViewCellCollection that contains all of the cells in the row.

If the row does not contain any cells when this property is accessed, a new empty DataGridViewCellCollection will be created by a call to the CreateCellsInstance method.

The following code example uses the Cells property to set the value of a cell in the row. This code example is part of a larger code example provided in How to: Manipulate Rows in the Windows Forms DataGridView Control.

// Give cheescake excellent rating. 
private void Button8_Click(object sender,
    System.EventArgs e)
{
    UpdateStars(dataGridView.Rows[4], "******************");
}

int ratingColumn = 3;

private void UpdateStars(DataGridViewRow row, string stars)
{

    row.Cells[ratingColumn].Value = stars;

    // Resize the column width to account for the new value.
    row.DataGridView.AutoResizeColumn(ratingColumn, 
        DataGridViewAutoSizeColumnMode.DisplayedCells);
}

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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