DataGridColumnStyle.BeginUpdate Method

Suspends the painting of the column until the EndUpdate method is called.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in system.windows.forms.dll)

protected void BeginUpdate ()
protected void BeginUpdate ()
protected function BeginUpdate ()

When many changes are made to the appearance of a System.Windows.Forms.DataGrid control (whether the changes are in the attributes of the column or the data displayed by the control), you should invoke the BeginUpdate method to temporarily freeze the drawing of the control. This results in less distraction to the user, and a performance gain. After all updates have been made, invoke the EndUpdate method to resume drawing of the control.

The following code example begins and ends an update on a DataGridColumnStyle.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
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