DataGridView.GetRowDisplayRectangle Method

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

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

public Rectangle GetRowDisplayRectangle (
	int rowIndex,
	bool cutOverflow
public Rectangle GetRowDisplayRectangle (
	int rowIndex, 
	boolean cutOverflow
public function GetRowDisplayRectangle (
	rowIndex : int, 
	cutOverflow : boolean
) : Rectangle
Not applicable.



The row index for the desired cell.


true to return the row rectangle visible in the DataGridView bounds; false to return the entire row rectangle.

Return Value

The Rectangle that represents the display rectangle of the row.

Exception typeCondition


rowIndex is not in the valid range of 0 to the number of rows minus 1.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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