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DataGrid.PreferredRowHeight Property

Gets or sets the preferred row height for the System.Windows.Forms.DataGrid control.

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

public int PreferredRowHeight { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The height of a row.

Set this property before resetting the DataSource and DataMember properties (either separately, or through the SetDataBinding method), or the property will have no effect.

The following code example first sets a new font, and sets the PreferredRowHeight to the same height as the new font.

private void ChangeFontHeight(DataGrid myGrid)
   myGrid.Font = new System.Drawing.Font
      ("Microsoft Sans Serif",
      15, System.Drawing.FontStyle.Regular);
   myGrid.PreferredRowHeight = myGrid.Font.Height;

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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.