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DataGridView.GetColumnDisplayRectangle Method

Returns the rectangle that represents the display area for a column, as determined by the column index.

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

public Rectangle GetColumnDisplayRectangle(
	int columnIndex,
	bool cutOverflow


Type: System.Int32
The column index for the desired cell.
Type: System.Boolean
true to return the column rectangle visible in the DataGridView bounds; false to return the entire column rectangle.

Return Value

Type: System.Drawing.Rectangle
The Rectangle that represents the display rectangle of the column.


columnIndex is not in the valid range of 0 to the number of columns minus 1.

.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.