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DataGridView.RefreshEdit Method

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Refreshes the value of the current cell with the underlying cell value when the cell is in edit mode, discarding any previous value.

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

public bool RefreshEdit ()
public boolean RefreshEdit ()
public function RefreshEdit () : boolean

Return Value

true if successful; false if a DataError event occurred.

Call this method to force a cell to update its display value in edit mode. This is useful when an external process modifies the cell value and you want to notify the user of the change, even when a user-specified change is lost as a result.

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

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0