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DataGridColumnStyle.NullText Property

Gets or sets the text that is displayed when the column contains null.

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

public virtual string NullText { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
A string displayed in a column containing a DBNull.Value.

The DataColumn class's AllowDBNull property determines if a column can contain null values.

The following code example sets the NullText property to a new string.

private void SetNullText()
    DataGridColumnStyle myGridColumn;
    myGridColumn = dataGrid1.TableStyles[0].GridColumnStyles[0];
    myGridColumn.NullText = "Null Text";

.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.