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DataGridViewHeaderCell Class

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

Contains functionality common to row header cells and column header cells.

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

public class DataGridViewHeaderCell : DataGridViewCell
public class DataGridViewHeaderCell extends DataGridViewCell
public class DataGridViewHeaderCell extends DataGridViewCell

This class is a base class for other header cell classes, such as DataGridViewRowHeaderCell and DataGridViewColumnHeaderCell. To create custom row header icons or column header glyphs, inherit from the DataGridViewHeaderCell class and add functionality to paint your own icon or glyph.

Notes to Inheritors When you derive from DataGridViewHeaderCell and add new properties to the derived class, be sure to override the Clone method to copy the new properties during cloning operations. You should also call the base class's Clone method so that the properties of the base class are copied to the new cell.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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