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DataGridView.Item Property (String, Int32)

Provides an indexer to get or set the cell located at the intersection of the row with the specified index and the column with the specified name.

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

public DataGridViewCell this[
	string columnName,
	int rowIndex
] { get; set; }


Type: System.String

The name of the column containing the cell.

Type: System.Int32

The index of the row containing the cell.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.DataGridViewCell
The DataGridViewCell at the specified location.

This indexer is an alternative to accessing cells through the Cells collection of the Rows collection.

The following code example demonstrates the use of this indexer.

// Retrieve the cell value for the cell at column 3, row 7.
String testValue1 = (String)dataGridView1[3, 7].Value;

// Retrieve the cell value for the cell in the Name column at row 4.
String testValue2 = (String)dataGridView1["Name", 4].Value;

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0