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DataGridViewRowPrePaintEventArgs.PaintHeader Method (Boolean)

Paints the entire row header of the current DataGridViewRow.

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

public void PaintHeader(
	bool paintSelectionBackground
)

Parameters

paintSelectionBackground
Type: System.Boolean

true to paint the row header with the color of the SelectionBackColor property of the DataGridViewRow.InheritedStyle; false to paint the row header with the BackColor of the DataGridView.RowHeadersDefaultCellStyle property.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

RowIndex is less than zero or greater than the number of rows in the DataGridView control minus one.

Use the PaintHeader method when you draw the DataGridViewRow and its cells' contents yourself. If you manually paint the entire row and its cells' contents, set the Handled property to true. When Handled is true, the CellPainting and RowPostPaint events do not occur.

.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
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