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DataGridView.AutoResizeColumnHeadersHeight Method

Adjusts the height of the column headers to fit the contents of the largest column header.

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

public void AutoResizeColumnHeadersHeight()

This method is useful if you want to control when the column headers resize. The height of the column headers is adjusted only once per method call; if the contents of the column headers later change, the column headers will not automatically adjust. To set the column headers to automatically resize when their contents change, use the ColumnHeadersHeightSizeMode property.

For cell contents to wrap onto multiple lines when the column headers are resized, the cell style in effect for the cell must have a WrapMode property value of True.

For more information about programmatic resizing, see Sizing Options in the Windows Forms DataGridView Control.

The following code example demonstrates how to resize column headers and rows as a result of a button click.

private void button1_Click(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
    // Resize the height of the column headers. 

    // Resize all the row heights to fit the contents of all non-header cells.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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