Form.DatasheetGridlinesBehavior Property (Access)

You can use the DatasheetGridlinesBehavior property to specify which gridlines will appear in Datasheet view. Read/write Byte.

expression .DatasheetGridlinesBehavior

expression A variable that represents a Form object.

This DatasheetGridlinesBehavior property applies only to objects in Datasheet view.

This property is only available in Visual Basic within a Microsoft Access database.

The DatasheetGridlinesBehavior property uses the following settings.

Visual Basic



No gridlines are displayed.


Only horizontal gridlines are displayed.


Only vertical gridlines are displayed.


(Default) Horizontal and vertical gridlines are displayed.

The following table contains the properties that don't exist in the DAO Properties collection of until you set them by using the Formatting (Datasheet) toolbar or you can add them in an Access database by using the CreateProperty method and append it to the DAO Properties collection.

Note Note

When you add or set any property listed with an asterisk, Microsoft Access automatically adds all the properties listed with an asterisk to the Properties collection in the database.