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DataGridViewColumn.MinimumWidth Property

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

Gets or sets the minimum width, in pixels, of the column.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in system.windows.forms.dll)

[LocalizableAttribute(true)] 
public int MinimumWidth { get; set; }
/** @property */
public int get_MinimumWidth ()

/** @property */
public void set_MinimumWidth (int value)

public function get MinimumWidth () : int

public function set MinimumWidth (value : int)

Property Value

The number of pixels, from 2 to MaxValue, that specifies the minimum width of the column. The default is 5.

Exception typeCondition

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The value is less than 2 or greater than Int32.MaxValue.

The MinimumWidth property sets a limit on how narrow the column can be resized in the user interface (UI). The Width property can override the MinimumWidth property.

The following code example sets the minimum width of a column. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the DataGridViewColumn class.

//Set the minimum width.
private void Button4_Click(object sender,
    System.EventArgs e)
{
    DataGridViewColumn column = dataGridView.Columns[1];
    column.MinimumWidth = 40;
}

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, 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

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