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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.

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